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stunt 1

 (stŭnt)
tr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To check the growth or development of.
n.
1. One that stunts.
2. One that is stunted.
3. A plant disease that causes dwarfing.

[From Middle English stunnt, foolish, short-witted, short (influenced by Old Norse stuttr, short, dwarfish), from Old English stunt.]

stunt′ed·ness n.

stunt 2

 (stŭnt)
n.
1. A feat displaying unusual strength, skill, or daring.
2. Something done to attract attention or publicity.
intr.v. stunt·ed, stunt·ing, stunts
To perform stunts or a stunt.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stunting - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraftstunting - the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
tailspin, spin - rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
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The World Bank approved $55 million to reduce stunting rates among children under age 5 in 13 of Rwandas highest-burden stunting districts.
KARACHI -- Sindh government is committed to reduce stunting in children from 48 to 30 percent by 2021, said Sindh minister planning and development Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani.
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LAHORE -- Punjab Planning and Development Department in collaboration with the Punjab Policy and Strategic Planning Unit Health Department, World Bank, UNICEF and HANDS, organized a Stunting Prevention Workshop here at P and D Complex, on Monday.
We estimated child stunting attributable to climate change in five regions in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in 2050.
Mustaphi said that while stunting is impossible to reverse, governments can work to prevent it.
Our research underscores the importance of accounting for parental IQ as a critical covariate when modeling the association between childhood stunting and IQ.
Inside Linebackers: For stunting purposes, we use the same stunt designations for the 3-4 look as we do in our base 4-3.
Ultimately, once the genes responsible for producing the stunting chemicals have been identified and mapped, Waiss says they can be spliced into the desired crop plant through recombinant DNA techniques.
The support of various stakeholders is vital in improving the health nutritional status of children especially in areas recorded with severe underweight, severe wasting and stunting growth cases of children.