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Patterns of employment in urban areas are different from those in the countryside.
We examined patterns of behaviour in young children.
Training and education follow different patterns in different regions.
With such limited data no clear pattern emerges.
There is no set pattern for grieving when a loved one dies.
survival-oriented behaviour patterns
The carpet was old, with strange patterns on it.
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