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inchoate

(of a legal document, promissory note, etc.) in an uncompleted state; not yet made specific or valid
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1999), applying the categorical approach to inchoate crimes.
The CA explained that Ekistics has no clear and unmistakable right, since its claim to the corporate property of Banco Filipino as a stockholder is 'inchoate.'
He was of the view that the said order of ECP was malafide, beyond jurisdiction, non-speaking and evidently inchoate.
It stirs a fear that he is being stalked after the publication of his most recent book, and it awakens in him deeply buried, inchoate memories from his childhood in Ireland, before he was old enough to understand the adult world around him.
Fully delivering on the promise of her rough-diamond debut, "It Felt Like Love," Hittman's sophomore feature is unlikely to match the art-house exposure of "Moonlight," which it would nonetheless handsomely complement on a double bill dedicated to inchoate gay identity in the social margins.
My council snouts tell me that there are inchoate plans for such a very thing at the back of Huddersfield Railway Station as part of the plans for TransPennine electrification and so on.
With terrorism, an inchoate crime at best in international law, controversy starts with the usual provisos: Is a "freedom fighter" using violence, even against civilians, a terrorist?
She was invariably encouraging with younger scholars, offering incisive suggestions that could turn an early, inchoate idea into an exciting project.
I was only 4 when Elvis Presley died, 7 when John Lennon was killed, and so Gibb was the first pop starmy inchoate adolescent taste in Top 40 tunes asidewhose death rattled me in real time.
There are only two terrorist threats within this country at present, coming from a tiny faction in Northern Ireland seeking union with the Irish Republic, and an inchoate movement of people, mainly young, who proclaim it their God-sanctioned purpose in life to destroy democracy and establish an Islamic caliphate.
It was Skull and Bones member George Bush who as UN ambassador initiated mundialization, a world citizen movement that was an inchoate form of Agenda 21.
In its tentative, inchoate, anticipatory state, dawn is the world coming to light from the ethereal dark of the night.