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n.1.(Chem.) An unfermentable sugar, isomeric with glucose, found in the ripe berries of the rowan tree, or sorb, and extracted as a sweet white crystalline substance; - called also mountain-ash sugar.
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Sorbin, 1986) and using the theory of dia-logical self (Hermans & Kempen, 1993), McIIveen (2007) argued that personal identity and career identity were dialogical transactions inextricably bound to the historical, environmental, and cultural discourses in which a person exists and evolves (cf.
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