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prun·ing

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  1. pruningnoun

    something that has been pruned off of a plant

  2. pruningnoun

    the act of trimming a plant

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  1. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan:

    Our study has found a significant decrease in gray matter pruning in the frontal default mode network, which is involved in higher cognitive functions, such as the planning and controlling of social behaviors.

  2. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan:

    Pruning is an essential part of brain development, disruption in normal pruning has been shown to be related to weaker connections between different parts of the brain.

  3. Charlie Hall:

    Sometimes pruning occurs, that's where the [ correction in times of stress comes from ]. You prune a plant so that it's even healthier when it comes out from its pruning.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    European return on leverage exposure is roughly half that of U.S. firms. Pruning underperforming units, intense cost-cutting and revitalising high return-on-equity (RoE) area will be key.

  5. Alexandra Feodorovna:

    “All is in God’s will. The deeper you look, the more you understand that this is so. All sorrows are sent us to free us from our sins or as a test of our faith, an example to others. It requires good food to make plants grow properly and the gardener, walking through His garden, wants to be pleased with His flowers. If they do not grow properly, he takes His pruning knife, and cuts, waiting for the sunshine to coax them into growth again”…


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