|ADJ || vague | vaguer | vaguest |
|SYNO ||dim | faint | obscure | ...|
ADJ positive | comparative | superlative
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- Next, divide this number by 365 days (vague year).
- Regions may have clear, well-defined borders or vague boundaries.
- (3) It is a vague concept. According to Robbins, “welfare” is a vague concept to use to define economics because it is subjective.
- courts confronted with cases stemming from disorderly conduct arrests have from time to time had occasion to restrict the broad and vague definitions of the statute to make certain that freedom of speech and assembly and other forms of protected expression under the First Amendment were not affected.
- However, the PSA does not define "security of the state", and provides a vague and over-broad understanding of "public order".
- Fine argues that borderline applications of vague predicates are neither true nor false, but rather are instances of "truth value gaps".
- The term "Barnum effect" was coined in 1956 by psychologist Paul Meehl in his essay "Wanted – A Good Cookbook", because he relates the vague personality descriptions used in certain "pseudo-successful" psychological tests to those given by showman P.
- He concluded with a vague hope that reason and civility will prevail.
- The wings are white with a vague grey pattern.
- Findings have shown that individuals try to avoid ambiguity and prefer precise over vague information.
- Tax results depend on definitions of legal terms which are usually vague.
- Nothing remains of the village other than a few vague topographical features.
- Adult moths have brown forewings, each with various white markings including two vague transverse white speckled bars.
- Douglas rejected the majority's conclusion that the Hatch Act of 1939 (as amended in 1940) was constitutionally not vague.
- As scholars note: "although formally binding, the penal provisions prove remarkably soft" and, as explained in the Commentary on the Single Convention, they are "rather vague, and [...] escape clauses for the benefit of those Governments to which even such vague norms would be unacceptable."
- Only vague traces of a circular ditch enclosing an area [...] wide remain.
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