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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a battle using guns rather than bombs or other weapons.

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firefight

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a battle using guns rather than bombs or other weapons.

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firefighting

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

1 The occupation that is equal in importance to policing in maintenance of public safety. Firefighters are at high risk of occupational death and injury and some risk of...

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firefighting

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the metaphor used to describe how some managers are forced (or choose) to deal with problems as they occur rather than planning ahead and attempting to predict problems arising (‘fire...

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firefighting

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 105 words.

is the metaphor used to describe how some managers are forced (or choose) to deal with problems as they occur

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firefighting

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 105 words.

is the metaphor used to describe how some managers are forced (or choose) to deal with problems as they occur

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firefighting

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 107 words.

1 The occupation that is equal in importance to policing in maintenance of public safety. Firefighters are at high risk

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Firefights

Joyce Mao.

in Asia First

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11286 words.

Focusing on U.S.-China-Taiwan relations during the early and mid-1950s, this chapter traces how conservative officials, led by Sen. William F. Knowland, parlayed continuing turmoil in the...

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firefight

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 27 words.

• graphite • prizefight • dogfight • cockfight • neophyte • saprophyte • bullfight • gunfight • firefight • gesundheit

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firefight

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 27 words.

• graphite • prizefight • dogfight • cockfight • neophyte • saprophyte • bullfight • gunfight • firefight • gesundheit

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firefight

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 12 words.

n. a battle using guns rather than bombs or other weapons.

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