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Repeated or recurring

Broadly, they're interchangeable but shouldn't the comparison be between recurring and repeating tasks? Either way, there's a slight chance 'recurring' might refer to tasks which have recurred in the ...
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"Status" vs. "state"

state is intrinsic, status extrinsic. The state of something is its inherent condition, whereas its status is relative to an external framework of some kind. A book in a library's rare book collection ...
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"Status" vs. "state"

Since we had a long discussion with a group oft software people, I add another example that reflects our results. The object of this example is a "package" that we used to understand the ...
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Is there a difference between categorial and categorical?

'Categorial' would be in line with philosophical use, e.g. referred to Aristotle's work, Categories, or categorial schemes such as Immanuel Kant's. - Sapere Aude, Sept 13, 2023
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Difference between "wave AT" and "wave TO"

I just wanted to give additional insights to @Heartspring's answer. According to the third point in the preposition section of Wiktionary's "at" entry: In the direction of (often in a ...
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Difference between "wave AT" and "wave TO"

After looking through some corpus examples via COCA (and BNC and GloWBe), I would say that the two are mostly equivalent. Just some notes: For some reason, "wave to" is used more often. (It'...
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Difference between "wave AT" and "wave TO"

For the most part, I believe, they are interchangeable and both choices are idiomatic in most cases. Personally, I would wave to someone when I'm greeting them and wave at someone when I'm merely ...
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