narrow meaning

narrow meaning

noun accurate meaning, correct meaning, defined meaning, definition, distinct meaning, exact meaning, explanation, explicit meaning, express meaning, faithful meaning, inflexible meaning, literal meannng, methodical meaning, meticulous meaning, not subject to interpretation, ordinary meaning, plain meaning, precise meaning, prescribed meaning, rigid meaning, rigorous meaning, sharply defined, significance, specific meaning, strict meaning, unbending meaning, uncompromising meaning, unequivocal meaning
Associated concepts: construction, literal contract, literal proof, plain meaning rule, rules of statutory, soft plain meaning rule, textualism
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Contributing to the emerging field of cultural psychiatry, psychiatrists consider assessment, in the broad sense of understanding a patient sufficiently to formulate a treatment approach, rather than diagnosis in the narrow meaning of a descriptive categorization.
Even in the minds of those counseling disengagement, the word itself probably has a narrow meaning.
It is not limited to the narrow meaning and use of the compassionate special permit," said PCCS and MCRC in a joint statement.
He said "the concept of real security is much broader than the narrow meaning it is usually given.
The more common, narrow meaning of those who do not take assignment but do submit forms to Medicare would make more sense, as the Medicare program would be regulating only those who are enrolled in Medicare.
Good' mothering of enslaved children," she writes, "had a narrow meaning for white commentators, which involved preparing them to accept their 'proper' identity in the social hierarchy" (p.
chose to write only about the political thought in the narrow meaning of the term [which leads] to such absurdities as the total silence about the role of Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski who led the fight for human rights for thirty years [yet] is not even mentioned in this book.
16) Second, there is a shared meaning when the meaning expressed by one version is narrower than the meaning expressed by the other and the narrow meaning is contained in the broader meaning.
Berman then asks us to imagine that after a long period in which almost the entire legal community held this expansive view of the Equal Protection Clause--again without any Supreme Court decision directly on point--a judge were to discover conclusive evidence of the original, narrow meaning of the clause.
The engine boasts a huge depth of abilities but it is somewhat caught out by enthusiastic twisty road driving where even by diesel standards the power-band is quite narrow meaning constant, lag-free power delivery involves rowing the gearbox.
But Clarence was also just a man in the narrow meaning.
a narrow meaning which implies that the effect/effort or effort/effect ratio is acceptable compared to other ratios of the activity, to its other variants or to a rated behaviour of efficiency;