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adjective as in decided

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Conspirators exploited the structure of scientific inquiry—which contains inherent uncertainties—to cast doubt on settled facts.

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Well, following that logic, the Justices might look around and consider the public has been consistent in seeing Roe as a settled matter.

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It’s settled law in the nation and you are not taking that right away from us, not now not ever.

If you’re navigating a site move, I hope you feel more settled than I do with my house move, right now.

I very much doubt that most scientists in the UK have a settled view on whether pub gardens or universities campuses should be closed or not.

He first rose to prominence as a lawyer in Queens, who settled a boiling racial dispute over public housing in Forest Hills.

Afraid the Korean secret police would not believe his kidnapping story, Shin settled in Hollywood.

His latest target has been Hajji Hassan, a Baluch drug lord who fled Iran and settled in Turbat in 2000.

As a producer on The Gambler, he read a bunch of women for the female lead, and settled on Larson.

I just happen to believe it was settled in a different way than Beck does.

In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.

But hitherto, before these new ideas began to spread in our community, the mass of men and women definitely settled down.

Thus night fell, and darkness settled down about him, relieved only by the red glow of the logs smouldering on the hearth.

The next year he sailed from England with two hundred persons and settled in his new possessions.

Old feuds were settled in the old way and six inches of steel were more potent than the longest Order in Council.


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