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definitive

1. Zoology fully developed; complete
2. (of postage stamps) permanently on sale
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That this is the ninth edition speaks much more eloquently of The Maya's claim to definitiveness than any review and the fact that it doesn't really have any rivals amplifies this.
Into this definitiveness (of death) the Son descends .
Odpowiedzialnosc konstytucyjna w swietle zasady okreslonosci przepisow represyjnych [Constitutional responsibility in the light of the principle of definitiveness of repressive regulations], Przeglad Sejmowy, 2010/9, thesis no.
Not a retrospective--Kawara's oeuvre defies the definitiveness implied by that term--it will nevertheless be one of the most comprehensive surveys of this singular artist's work to date, and will provide a welcome opportunity to broadly consider his practice as a material and linguistic-conceptual enterprise.
The components of extroversion in this pattern are as: amiability, sociability, definitiveness, excitability, and positive emotions.
1) The nature of the response that Catholics are obliged to give to such authoritative teaching depends on the definitiveness with which the doctrine has been taught.
But the Lingayen-Dagupan prelate said that it was "equally important for our people to hold fast to the basic tenets of the democratic way of life enshrined in our Constitution" and that it was "for the judiciary to interpret the law with definitiveness in the process of resolving justiciable issues.
Villegas called on Filipinos to "hold fast to the basic tenets of the democratic way of life enshrined in our Constitution" and to be always reminded of the judiciary's mandate "to interpret the law with definitiveness in the process of resolving justiciable issues.
The sovereignty and seduction of an interpretation may be passing--other seducers will surely follow--but the point is not so much about the definitiveness or not of the interpretation as about the effect its posture has on how we think about what kind of act a critical reading is, and what relationship it embarks on with its linguistic object.
For a task of science, undoubtedly, is to codify phenomena that are not arbitrarily determined and exhibit underlying definitiveness and invariance.
As Herzman writes, "The definitiveness of this statement, from such an eminent critic, makes holding the opposite opinion sound fearfully subversive" (54).