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norm

noun average, general performance, habit, median, midpoint, model, mold, ordinary run, pattern, point of comparison, regular performance, rule, standard, typical performance
See also: code, criterion, cross section, example, guide, law, paradigm, pattern, rule, standard

norm

something that ought to happen. Associated primarily in modern times with KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE, the dictum ‘law is the primary norm that stipulates the sanction’ indicates what is meant by a norm. Kelsen's theory of concretization describes the process of tracing the norm, which makes an official apply the sanction to the ultimate justification for it, the grundnorm.
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Little Joe and Norm are native to a place called Fogo Island.
Bahrain completed its first Gamma-ray spectroscopy lab two months ago, but there are currently no measures in place to dispose of NORM once they reach potentially dangerous levels.
Effects of a social norm feedback campaign on the drinking norms and behavior of Division I student-athletes.
Jennifer Clapp and Linda Swanston, "Doing Away with Plastic Shopping Bags: International Patterns of Norm Emergence and Policy Implementation," Environmental Politics 18, no.
Indeed, a growing number of companies is engaged voluntarily in transnational processes of norm setting and norm implementation.
Norm wasn't one to overly reminisce about such things, but you knew he was a part of that generation.
Some studies have looked at the norm perceptions of sexual behavior.
Known for his love of the word "abso-flipping-lutely", young Norm lives with his parents and two brothers and life is as chaotic as would be expected with three boys in the house.
Washington, July 27 ( ANI ): In a new study, researchers aim to get a better understanding of social norms by reviewing research on children's enforcement of this 'social glue'.
From the outset, the Second Circuit majority framed the question of corporate liability under the ATS as turning on "the existence of a norm of corporate liability under customary international law.
If they had been in A's hometown, then B would have caused the conflict, because he tried to use his native norm in a place where it has a different meaning.
Search engine visibility and robust functionality helped Norm Reeves bring auto shoppers into the store and sell more cars.