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floor area ratio

The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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Insofar as such tickets are aimed at generating revenue for the city rather than improving public safety or road management, the police essentially act as extortionists for city government.
Cameroon which plans to boost its tourism potential, has requested Tunisia's support insofar as studies and implementation of tourism projects are concerned.
Understood in the logic of the above doxology--Jews and Christians can and need to be cognizant of how the language of the day and the outer sanctuary contributes to their proclamation insofar as it can offer a surplus to better testify to the inexhaustibility of divine sovereignty and develop further the contours of their identity as proclaimers.
Insofar as the inescapable calculus of politics and the law based itself on the unverifiable (therefore indeconstructible) assumed ground of ethics and justice, they were "mad.
Finitude characterizes our ontological being insofar as it is the in-common structuring of our general mode of temporal existence.
Insofar as I know, there is only one isotope of helium-3, and it isn't radioactive.
In his reading of this passage, McGee suggests that Von Vampton's assumptions, and those of others like him, "can be dangerous insofar as they identify African-American writing with a homogeneous concept of ethnicity.
Speaking of the yoke of marriage was a familiar topos in humanistic writings, and Luther tries to overcome this attitude when, in his treatise The Estate of Marriage, he recommends marriage as a vision for life, which (provided that it is lived in faith) means comfort insofar as it pleases God and delight insofar as it establishes a communion of man and woman.
said his client is "disappointed with the verdict insofar as [it] felt [it has] provided quality care since 1978.
Insofar as Canada continues to accept them, the clearer it becomes that the Charter must be abolished.