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trivial

1. Maths (of the solutions of a set of homogeneous equations) having zero values for all the variables
2. Biology denoting the specific name of an organism in binomial nomenclature
3. Biology Chem denoting the popular name of an organism or substance, as opposed to the scientific one
4. of or relating to the trivium
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Thus, the author (a researcher at and former director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey) traces the presumed benevolence or triviality of enslavement in Puerto Rico, the favoring of a Spanish colonial whiteness (under a hispanophile discourse), and the insistence on a harmonious race mixture as discourses that thrive on a presumed contrast with the United States that also characterize Puerto Rico as morally superior.
Will I be able to take all this out under triviality rules if I have other occupational pensions worth more than PS30,000?
Those who went through the war years with such great stoicism must look at the whinges of the current generation and wonder at the triviality of it all.
According to Jonothan McColgan, director of Bath-based Combined Financial Strategies, With changes to the triviality rules and the average pension pot being valued at under Au30,000, lifestyling is going to have a big role to play.
I rang for an explanation and they said I didn't qualify under the Triviality rules.
Jews and the Jewish state are once again under siege everywhere: by the United Nations, world head quarters of anti-Semitism: by, it goes without saying, the religious leaders of Islam and their constituents; by the European union; by the Obama/Kerry, vise, including the appeasement of Iran, a regime sworn to the destruction of the Jewish state, to which the West is by its silence wholh indifferent; by the so-called Human Rights movement; by the BDS assaults; by, in America, our own innocently deluded voting partem; by, in America, our distancing from and growing indifference to the State of Israel; by, in America, our ignorance, our triviality, and our lack of any historical sense; and by much, much, much more.
Not only is he a proudly world class African, but he has also kept it real, prioritising the important things in life above triviality and the temptation to do it easier.
More legal triviality 20mph zones, variable speed sections on motorways and a whole mess of other ill-thought through trivial laws are a waste of time and money and will not save any lives.
There is nothing to be proud about here and in fact, we are talking about the triviality and backwardness of our societies.
Like Scott Walker before him, Sylvian turned his back on such triviality to tread an artful path that brought him cult rather than pop appeal.
Triviality rules refer to the total amount of pension savings.
Among the topics are upper bounds for the Whitehead-length of mapping spaces, the rational homotopy of symmetric products and spaces of finite subsets, the triviality of adjount bundles, spaces of algebraic maps from real projective spaces into complex projective spaces, the rational cohomology of the total space of the universal fibration with an elliptic fibre, and the localization of group-like function and section spaces with compact domain.