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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 power to define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offenses against the law of nations, belongs with equal propriety to the general government, and is a still greater improvement on the articles of Confederation.
The new Constitution has accordingly, with great propriety, made provision against them, and all others proceeding from the defect of the Confederation on this head, by authorizing the general government to establish a uniform rule of naturalization throughout the United States.
Elton for my sake; because for your own sake rather, I would wish it to be done, for the sake of what is more important than my comfort, a habit of selfcommand in you, a consideration of what is your duty, an attention to propriety, an endeavour to avoid the suspicions of others, to save your health and credit, and restore your tranquillity.
Dashwood feel this ungracious behaviour, and so earnestly did she despise her daughter-in-law for it, that, on the arrival of the latter, she would have quitted the house for ever, had not the entreaty of her eldest girl induced her first to reflect on the propriety of going, and her own tender love for all her three children determined her afterwards to stay, and for their sakes avoid a breach with their brother.
Wherever THESE can with propriety be confided, the coincident powers may safely accompany them.
Citing "propriety", Lacson said the Department of Health (DOH) chief should also step down from his post following reports that PhilHealth pays for the kidney treatments of dead beneficiaries as part of a supposed modus by the WellMed Dialysis Center.
However, no evidence was availed to confirm how the law firms were identified and evaluated."Consequently, the propriety and accuracy of Sh18,336,000 on legal expenses for the year ending June 30, 2018 could not be confirmed," said Mr Ouko.
The delegation also requested for the propriety rights of the local community of Kumrat.
The Congress yesterday warned the Modi government against presenting a full-fledged Budget instead of a vote on account, saying it will violate Constitutional propriety and parliamentary norms and threatened massive protests.
8, NPC asked top officials of the school, as well as its school physician, to explain the 'legality and propriety' of the policy, given the sensitive information involved.
Chinese draw their political and cultural values from the ancient concept of Li, which is an embodiment of five constant virtues: benevolence; righteousness; propriety; wisdom; and fidelity.