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Limited war was no longer a discrete phenomenon but part of a wider whole. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)Flow charts show the organization or relationships between discrete parts of a system. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)These blocks should not be considered as discrete units which can simply be placed next to one another. Critical Social Research (1990)The chapters are intense, almost discrete sections that flit between characters affected by the deaths. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It tells its story in three linked but discrete sections, each focused on different characters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The measure is plain to see, forming a discrete part of a main government Bill. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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