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determinate

1. 
a. able to be predicted or deduced
b. (of an effect) obeying the law of causality
2. Botany (of an inflorescence) having the main and branch stems ending in flowers and unable to grow further; cymose

determinate

[də′tər·mə·nət]
(science and technology)
Bounded by definite limits.
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However, little evidence has been offered to either support or refute the alleged impact of regulatory competition on legal determinacy. To an extent, this is unsurprising.
This means that each case must ensure that model E-stability and equilibrium determinacy are possible only when central bank sets relative weight to inflation, which is greater or equal to one.
The overall results provide strong evidence for the relationship between musical and verbal meaning, the development of new kinds of connection between music and words, the expressive possibilities of music, and music's relationship to conceptual determinacy. As a result of these earlier research findings, this study sought to determine the aesthetic evaluation of music, the musical aspects of language, the performance and experience of music, and the relationship between music and emotion.
But I think this is a more promising place for quantum indeterminacy: It would make us the origin of our actions and decisions, because quantum indeterminacy cuts us off from the physical determinacy of the external world.
(1) The conclusion of Anttila, Fong 2000 on Finnish is the following: the choice of case depends on multiple constraints, but the most important semantic constraint is Quantitative Determinacy, which differs from the definiteness condition in the original Partitive Constraint.
Analysis of the model and its extensions is applied to exploration of a circle of relationships between large cardinals, determinacy, and forcing axioms.
All of the works address what Nolen literally depicts as the irony in biological determinacy in his Mating Season Meant a Change of Color for Simon.
Originalists are said to believe that their approach to interpretation "purges adjudication of discretion" (179) and that it delivers "fixity and determinacy." (179) In ascribing this naive belief to originalists, however, Koppelman fashions a straw person vulnerable to easy pummeling.
Determinacy presupposes a "nominal anchor." Joseph Schumpeter (1970: 217-24, 258, and passim) spoke of a "critical figure" set otherwise than by ordinary market forces.
This immensely complicated, jargon-filled book argues that "Milton views reason as the poetic gift of peaceful difference and that he does not share in the modern assumption that reason is intrinsically coercive" (vii), or that one must choose between determinacy and indeterminacy.
Lurching away from this flirtation with 'the death of the author' we are not left with the stark alternative of a tight determinacy of the author, of the book, the work.