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copingcop‧ing /ˈkəʊpɪŋ $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TBBa layer of rounded stones or bricks at the top of a wall or roof
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copingIndeed, the exercise of such anticipatory coping was one of Caplan's central notions for primary prevention.Constanza was kept busy coping with Anna's estate.What a thrill to see her coping so well.Nevertheless, it was independently undertaken, in a very matter-of-fact way, to assist a respected superior in coping.As an adult, Jenny admits to the same way of coping.The precursors of lowered self-esteem and poor coping will also be examined.At both stages, coping can have behavioural and psychological aspects.It should be recognized and accepted that coping with hearing loss can be utterly exhausting.

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