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Recent Examples on the Web The arb recommends planting lilacs near walkways to make the most of their fragrance. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Lilac Collection, planted in 1960, is the arb's oldest, showcasing 12 species and 140 varieties that do well in the state. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 Teams throughout the majors are expected to non-tender a larger-than-usual group of arb-eligible players to cut costs amid a plunge in revenues. Henry Schulman,, 7 Oct. 2020 Robert Rubin, who later became President Clinton’s secretary of the Treasury, got his start in risk arb under Levy and later ran the equities desk. Hugh Son,, 5 Apr. 2018 In this landscape, merger-arb funds are down 1.25% this year through March 28, compared with a 1.16% decline for hedge funds overall, according to an index from data group HFR. Laurence Fletcher, WSJ, 1 Apr. 2018 The Reds last went to a hearing with an arb-eligible player two years ago with reliever J.J. Hoover. Zach Buchanan,, 12 Jan. 2018 Trevor Bauer is at $3.55, with two more arb years to go. Paul Daugherty,, 14 Sep. 2017 As a second-year arb player who had Super Two status, Iglesias could stand to make more than the $5 million his contract guarantees him. Zach Buchanan,, 26 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of arb

1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Arb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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Medical Definition of ARB

angiotensin-receptor blocker; angiotensin II receptor blocker ARBs are more costly than ACE inhibitors and have more side effects, their primary value is as an alternative for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough.— John J. V. McMurray, The New England Journal of Medicine, 10 Apr. 2008


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