Rural Utilities Service (RUS)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Utilities Service (RUS): An agency within USDA charged with administering activities that support rural telecommunications, distance learning and telemedicine, electrical, and water and waste disposal activities. RUS assistance can be provided in the form of direct and guaranteed loans, and grants.

Other Words for Rural

Rural Noun Synonyms: country, pastoral, sylvan, bucolic, rustic, Arcadian, exurban, agricultural, agrarian, georgic
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Other Words for Service

Service Verb Synonyms: help, assistance, aid,efulness, utility, benefit, advantage
Service Noun Synonyms: assignment, post, appointment, secondment
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Rural

Business / Agriculture / Rural: The Bureau of the Census defines the rural population (in contrast to urban) as all persons living in the open country, plus those in places of less than 2,500 inhabitants that are beyond the densely MORE

Rural Blues

Entertainment / Music / Rural Blues: American popular singing style with raspy-voiced male singer accompanied by acoustic steel-string guitar: features melodic blue notes over repeated bass patterns. MORE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS): One of three USDA agencies charged with implementing rural development policies and programs. The RBS provides loans, guarantees, technical assistance, and grants to rural businesses and cooperatives. MORE

Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Community Advancement Program (RCAP): A program established by the rural development Title of the FAIR Act of 1996 under which USDA is authorized to provide state rural development block grants, direct and guaranteed loans, and other assi MORE

Room Service

Entertainment / Baseball / Room Service: Term describing a pitch or batted ball that comes right to a defensive player. MORE

Reunification Services

Life Style / Adoption / Reunification Services: Interventions by social worker and other professionals to help children and their birth parents develop mutually reciprocal relationships that will help them to live together again as a family. MORE

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