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substantive

adjective actual, appreciable, basic, concrete, considerable, constituent, elemental, essential, existent, existing, fundamental, important, independent, main, material, not subordinate, objective, palpable, primary, principal, real, requisite, separate, solid, tangible, underlying, vital
Associated concepts: substantive law, substantive right, subbtantive statute of limitations
See also: actual, appreciable, basic, cardinal, concrete, corporeal, de facto, necessary, organic, physical, ponderable, solid, sound, substantial, tangible, virtual

substantive

relating to the essential legal principles administered by the courts, as opposed to practice and procedure.
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Substantively, the transaction must meet an arms length market value objective test of value to the corporation.
For the second year, mining led all sectors, up substantively from 2003 with 26 IPOs, compared to 16 the year before.
The present case is substantively different from Abu Ghraib.
The third element in whether an intangible asset is limited to its contractual/legal life is whether the asset or associated rights will substantively change as a result of contract renewal or extension.
Until recently, it was commonly accepted that a management change to a substantively negotiable condition of employment triggered the agency obligation to negotiate, "no matter how trivial the change.
The 2004 conference endeavors to contribute substantively to this important and ongoing national security dialogue.
In the absence of any concrete evidence that increasing contributions to the Fund will substantively improve the health and well-being of greyhounds, perhaps it is time to consider creating a new, independent government (or non-government) fund dedicated exclusively to the welfare of these wonderful animals.
These essays are uniformly good--well written and substantively significant.
Kerry included, agrees that the moral obligation to reverence life arises early in the gestation period, and is thus substantively pro-life.
The results of the metaanalysis did not change substantively either when the investigators stratified the trials for intravenous and oral administration of PPIs or when they examined the results of the trials that used appropriate endoscopic therapy prior to randomizing patients.
Concluding that case outcomes are unduly shaped by social class and are therefore substantively unjust, the book includes an analysis of the manner in which injustice occurs in the adjudication of cases and how the "cultural practices of the powerful can frequently misconstrue, exclude and mute the voices of the poor.
Revenue should not be recorded for shipments on consignment or on shipments that are substantively the same as a consignment.