PWA (a person with AIDS)

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  • People With AIDS — The People With AIDS (PWA) Self Empowerment Movement is a social movement by those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS which grew out of San Francisco in the early 1980s. The PWA Self Empowerment Movement believes that those diagnosed as having AIDS should… …   Wikipedia

  • PWA — person with AIDS; pulse wave analysis * * * PWA .pē .dəb əl (.)yü ā n a person affected with AIDS * * * person with AIDS …   Medical dictionary

  • AIDS — [ eıdz ] noun uncount ** acquired immune deficiency syndrome: a serious disease that destroys the body s IMMUNE SYSTEM (=its ability to defend itself against infection) and usually causes death. AIDS is passed from one person to another through… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • PWA — En inglés, abreviatura de person with AIDS (persona con SIDA). Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • PWA — [ ,pi dʌblju əı ] noun count a person with AIDS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • PWA — • person with AIDS; • pulse wave analysis …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • PWA — ˌpēˌdəbəl(ˌ)yüˈā abbreviation or noun ( s) : a person affected with AIDS * * * 1. person with AIDS. 2. Also, P.W.A. Public Works Administration. * * * PWA (US) abbrev Person with AIDS * * * PWA (no periods), Public Works Administration. * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • person of/with —    someone having a particular characteristic    Used in much the same way as PEOPLE OF/WITH. Thus a person of colour is a black person, and a person with AIDS becomes a PWA, an abbreviation not usually accorded to the victims of other diseases.… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • PWA — abbreviation people with AIDS; person with AIDS …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • PWA — noun (C) person with AIDS; someone who has the disease AIDS …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • PWA — Public Works Administration (Governmental » US Government) ** Person With Aids (Medical » Physiology) * Pirates With Attitudes (Computing » Software) * Printed Wiring Assembly (Academic & Science » Electronics) * Pacific Wrestling Association… …   Abbreviations dictionary

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