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Federal Witness Protection Program refers to a program which was established under the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970 that is designed to protect witnesses who testify in court by relocating them and assigning to them new identities.

Fee system is defined as a system used in some rural areas, in which the county government pays a modest amount of money for each prisoner per day as an operating budget.

Feedback refers to a nonjudgmental conversation that points out both positive and negative aspects of performance or positive and negative reactions to a person’s behavior for the purpose of the individual’s growth and understanding.

Feedback loop is defined as the section of a control system that allows for feedback and self -correction and that adjusts its operation according to differences between the actual output and the desired output. Moreover, Feedback loop refers to a system in which glands regulate each other's functioning through a series of hormonal messages.

Feedback mechanisms is a term in systems theory which refers to the operations in an open system that produce adaptive self regulation by identifying and responding to changes in the environment.

Feeding disorder of infancy or early childhood refers to a disorder involving the persistent failure to eat, leading to a loss of weight or failure to gain weight. Moreover, Feeding disorder of infancy or early childhood is a disorder characterized by a sudden or marked deceleration of weight gain in an infant or a young child (under age 6) and a slowing or disruption of emotional and social development.

Feeling refers to a function of personality in which individuals attend to subjective experiences of pleasure, pain, anger, or other feelings . Its polar opposite is thinking.

Feeling of knowing refers to a feeling that allows people to predict beforehand whether they will be able to remember something.

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