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The early differences would be very slight; in the course of time, from the continued selection of swifter horses by some breeders, and of stronger ones by others, the differences would become greater, and would be noted as forming two sub-breeds; finally, after the lapse of centuries, the sub-breeds would become converted into two well-established and distinct breeds.
I believe it can and does apply most efficiently, from the simple circumstance that the more diversified the descendants from any one species become in structure, constitution, and habits, by so much will they be better enabled to seize on many and widely diversified places in the polity of nature, and so be enabled to increase in numbers.
But if, in fact, all hermaphrodites do occasionally intercross with other individuals, the difference between hermaphrodites and unisexual species, as far as function is concerned, becomes very small.
Police operations must become decentralized (through substations, neighborhood stations, satellite offices in storefronts for example) and move into the communities being served.
In a world where the ability to manage diversity has become a key to success, leaden who break the mold of the European-American CEO are finding that their racial and ethnic backgrounds, instead of being handicaps, can be assets helping them lead their organizations forward.
become of : to happen to <What has become of my friend?
In Boston, SUSAN CANN will become a senior vice president in charge of business development, and MATTHEW SHADRICK will become a senior vice president in charge of sales, for the Northeast region.
In short, none of these things would have become possible without the development of basic scientific research.
In most parishes people become Catholic through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or RCIA--a combination of prayer, study, faith sharing, and liturgy involving the whole congregation.
I suspected I might become part of a tiny group of social misfits in the RCIA.
Senior executives, the CEO and/or the CFO, would provide estimates of future earnings, usually in the context of an earnings conference call or analyst meeting; analysts estimates would be circulated to the financial press and TV business-news sources, and that number would become the target the company was expected to hit.
Statistical analysis to measure player performance has become so sophisticated over the last quarter century that traditional tools like batting average and earned run average have been augmented and in some cases even replaced by more encompassing measurements like on-base percentage, which became an official statistic in 1984, and the more revolutionary OPS--a term that combines a player's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.