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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETERMINANT

We have already indicated that soil is a determinant in the choice of varieties.

For it is not a principle of the determinant but merely of the reflective Judgement.

It belongs therefore to the reflective and not to the determinant judgement.

Decomposition of a Determinant into complementary Determinants.

If that proportion is altered, so also is the character of the determinant.

It follows that if two rows (or two columns) are identical, the determinant is zero.

As in the family relations so here it is the lack of marked individualism which is the determinant.

Organic Dualism is a third determinant of activity, and thus also a source of spatial ideas.

The fallacy seems to lie in supposing that the New Testament has ever been a determinant in these matters.

This "law of sufficient (or determinant) reason" 568 is the fundamental principle of all metaphysical inquiry.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600 (adj.); 1680s (n.), from Latin determinantem (nominative determinans), present participle of determinare (see determine).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DETERMINANT

cause

nounagent, originator
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