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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 the Spirit abides in and with all living things, Spirit and earth are inseparable and yet at the same ti me distinguishable.
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.
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.
But the court found that the former detainees asserted a constitutional violation of equal protection by alleging that their own race was a motivating factor for selecting them for confinement from a pool of eligible defendants, insofar as their race related to the race of their victims.
Insofar as Canada continues to accept them, the clearer it becomes that the Charter must be abolished.
But insofar as the story deals with the tragic consequences of sudden death and loss in the executive suite, it now has, sadly, even more relevance than it did at its inception.
Insofar as early modern writers like Hill and Crompton reiterate the common fantasy that facial hair is bipolarly arranged (that "men are lone bearded" and "every female beardless doth remaine"), they can be said to participate in the ideological process whereby beards are made to materialize sexual difference.