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Accountant

One who keeps, audits, and inspects the financial records of individuals or businesses

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Benefits

Anything that promotes or enhances well-being

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Longevity

Along duration of life; lasting a long time

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Net

Remaining after all deductions have been made; to clear as profit

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Productivity

The amount of work accomplished in a period of time

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Profit sharing

System by which employees receive a share of the profits of a business enterprise

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Exemption

Not liable for something to which others are subject

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Vested

Settled; complete; absolute; continuous

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Anorexia nervosa

Loss of appetite; with anorexia nervosa, loss of appetite for food not explainable by disease

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Anorexic

One suffering from anorexia

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Infirmity

Illness; disease

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Non-rapid eye movement
NREM

A stage of sleep in which the sleeper does not experience rapid eye movement

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Calorie

A unit for measuring the heat value of food

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Deprivation

To be deprived; without

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Malnutrition

Lack of necessary or proper food substances in the body

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Purge

To empty; to cleanse of impurity; clear

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Rapid eye movement
REM

A stage of sleep in which the sleeper experiences rapid eye movement

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Rickets

Disease of the bones primarily due to the deficiency of vitamin D

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Account history

Past financial records

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Idle

Uninvolved; doing nothing

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Gross

Exclusive of deductions; total; entire

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Bereavement time

Time that an employee can take off when a family member or very close friend dies

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Complimentary

Express appreciation; given without charge

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Deductions

To deduct or subtract; remove, take away

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Disability

A legal incapacity

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Salary

Fixed amount of wages paid to an employee on a regular basis for a prescribed period of time

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Fringe benefits

Benefits included in or added to the salary paid, such as health insurance, retirement fund

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Dietician

One who is trained in dietics and nutrition

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Emaciation

To become abnormally thin; the loss of too much weight

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Beriberi

A disease resulting from lack of vitamin B, thiamine