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mutually exclusive events

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Two or more events such that the occurrence of any one makes impossible the occurrence of any of the others.
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The TAM serves as a reminder that it is important to identify the costs associated with potential business restructuring transactions and to determine whether the transactions considered are or are not mutually exclusive in order to determine whether the costs of abandoned transactions are deductible or must be capitalized.
A corrosive disjunction has developed between two mutually exclusive visions of church: as a sacramental community or as a hierarchy.
The hypotheses for aggregation aren't mutually exclusive, however, and Ryan observes that Pfennig's study is one of the few to establish that males evaluate potential competitors using the same rules that females do.
Later, she offers two (probably) mutually exclusive views regarding the construction of the gospels; the primacy of the hypothetical document "Q" favoured by the Jesus Seminar and the theories of Albert Lord concerning oral transmission, intriguing to N.
While certain contemporary critical inquiries perceive the terms feminism and evangelism as mutually exclusive, several of these authors, on the contrary, argue that for Marguerite they worked together.
Although the events that may allow an S corporation to make one of these elections are not mutually exclusive, it appears the IRS intends that only one election can be made in any one situation.
But in the process of establishing their scientific expertise through denunciation of old fashioned female benevolence, women social workers joined their male colleagues in posing professionalism and femininity as mutually exclusive.
This letter of intent is for a three-year period and represents a two-part agreement which covers a mutually exclusive arrangement between Bimeco and Associated for marketing and manufacturing.
I understand how the informational needs of outside CPAs and management accountants are often mutually exclusive.
Gamers' left hands are free to execute commands that were mutually exclusive with WASD keys.
Thus, it is suggested that regionalism and globalization are perhaps not as mutually exclusive as may be assumed.
However, one can see the deep roots in every religion that point to fundamentally irreconcilable and mutually exclusive claims that suggest there is no room for Others.

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