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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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For he projects its very inchoateness both Romantically as a "lightning which has yet found no conductor" and Gothically as a "void" which is at once prolific and devouring (DP, 528, 517).
Given bureaucratic competition, and the fact that civil society groups (allied with bureuacratic actors) have pushed for poverty reduction and improvement in human rights, future research should assess whether fragmentation and inchoateness in state institutions have resulted in greater humanitarianism in the formulation stages of the aid program.
Introducing discussions of race, racism, and Whiteness into a comparison of British colonialism in Ireland and Africa has the potential, however, to introduce moments of incoherence and inchoateness.
It was not simply the whipping post but the violence, the illegitimacy, and the inchoateness of rape that produced the body, the status, and the (non)identity of the slave.