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1. Maths logic (of a relation) distinguished from a weaker relation by excluding the case where the relata are identical. For example, every set is a subset of itself, but a proper subset must exclude at least one member of the containing set
2. the parts of the Mass that vary according to the particular day or feast on which the Mass is celebrated
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The supervision obligation is limited to the evaluation of the fitness and properness of the elected Board members and not all the candidates," a central bank announcement said.
rho],[rho]'], we will use a criterion by Nasrin [N01] for 2-step nilpotent groups, which relates properness to the property (CI).
Strict perfection (Okada 1981) and properness (Myerson 1978) are refinements of trembling hand perfectness (Selten 1975).
As the leaders of these new institutions knew very well, the question and the answer about pure science went beyond the intellectual sphere, as any claim to purity in science signified a larger argument about the morality and properness of the Dutch colonial mission.
4) In a recent article, Keith David Howard questions the properness of the term "anti-Machiavellian," arguing that "although Spanish political writers of the seventeenth century damned Machiavelli rhetorically, in their own practical counsel to the king they adopted the same vocabulary Machiavelli had employed to discuss political contingency in The Prince and Discourses on Livy (1530).
The lab notebook shows the properness of the research, and is a sound proof of good laboratory practice with experimental outcomes of success or failures.
The reporting centered on the properness of the police interrogation, particularly whether the confession was coerced.
15) All in all, the language and related imagery of Father and Son appear to reinforce rather than challenge the properness and theological appropriateness of patriarchy.
a disturbance of the very idea of personal or private property including the properness of proper names, one's own so-called "own" name, but also the proper names of others, of places, institutions and events'.
It means we're proud of our country, our tolerance (in the main), our fortitude, our properness and our ability to throw a bash on nothing more than tea and a Battenburg.
In turn, the reading straight in a direct course gave rise in the fourteenth century to the reading in the proper course (example 27), which links up with the moral readings having to do with properness.
This excessive number zeros places a shadow of doubt over the properness of the binomial distribution as the right distribution for the default counts [y.