Science / Psychiatry / Ego Ideal: The part of the personality that comprises the aims and goals for the self; usually refers to the conscious or unconscious emulation of significant figures with whom one has identified. The ego ideal emphasizes what one should be or do in contrast to what one should not be or not do.
Ideal Noun Synonyms: model, paragon, standard, criterion, paradigm, exemplar, pattern, example, epitome
Business / Finance / Negotiated Offering: An offering of securities for which the terms, including underwriters' compensation, have been negotiated between the issuer and the underwriters. MORE
Business / Finance / Negotiated Markets: Markets in which each transaction is separately negotiated between buyer and seller (i.e., an investor and a dealer). MORE
Technology / Television (TV) / Negotiated Reading: In cultural studies, the interpretation of the text that partially accepts and partially rejects the meanings that the text emphasizes. MORE
Business / Finance / Negotiated Sale: Determining the terms of an offering by negotiation between the issuer and the underwriter rather than through competitive bidding by underwriting groups. MORE
Health / Herbs / Oregon grape root (Mahonia aquifolium): Antimicrobial, source of berberine which is an antimicrobial for several bacteria (see goldenseal for more on berberine). MORE