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adjective as in definite

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These are serious crimes that require the most serious of consequences, which is why a judge or jury sentences the individual to a lengthy determinate sentence, life imprisonment, or life imprisonment without parole.

Their error didn’t have to do with determinate attributes or some other fine philosophical point understood only by a few logicians.

We do not suffer affliction by chance, but by the determinate counsel and permission of God.

He must rather seek the absolute being by means of a determinate being, and the determinate being by means of an infinite being.

It is the recognition of the import within the practical judgment, of the given, of fact, in its determinate character.

For they imply the seeming paradox of a judgment whose proper subject-matter is its own determinate formation.

To judge value is to engage in instituting a determinate value where none is given.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to determinate, such as: certain, decided, decisive, determined, determining, and distinct.

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