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Conclusive; ending all controversy and discussion in a lawsuit.

That which is definitive is capable of finally and completely settling a legal question or action.

A definitive judgment is final and not provisional; a definitive sentence mandates imprisonment for a certain specified period of time.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

DEFINITIVE. That which terminates a suit a definitive sentence or judgment is put in opposition to an interlocutory judgment; final. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"We are deciding on the imposition of definitive safeguard duty of P250 per MT or P10 per 40kg bag for the first year of the implementation to encourage and challenge the local cement industries to be globally competitive," he said.
"Based upon the undisputed material facts, and for the reasons discussed, I find and rule that ASG is entitled to partial summary judgment declaring: (a) that the Planning Board's Decision had no legal effect on ASG's right to submit a definitive subdivision plan for approval, where ASG submitted a Preliminary Plan which substantially complied with the requirements for a preliminary plan set forth in G.L.c.
The company will file a form 6-K containing the definitive acquisition agreement and additional information, which investors may access on the SEC Filings page on ATA's website or on the US.
Hakan Abrak, chief executive officer, IO Interactive, said: "We're super excited to be working with Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment on this game and together releasing the definitive edition to new players."
Interactive Entertainment on 'Hitman' and together releasing the 'Hitman: Definitive Edition' to new players," IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak said.
There are 10 single-player campaigns in the game that will keep you entertained for a while based on how you go about the game in Age of Empires: Definitive Edition.
In addition, the Company has entered into a definitive agreement with respect to the previously announced sale of Braddock Metro Center and now expects to complete this transaction later this month, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
In a clarificatory note posted on its website, PCC said that a definitive agreement should lay down the 'complete and final terms and conditions' of the deal.
The term sheet anticipates that, under a definitive agreement, Cynata will grant Fujifilm an option to an exclusive, worldwide license to market and sell Cynata's lead MSC product for prevention and treatment of graft-versus-host disease (GvHD), as well as an option to negotiate a license for manufacturing those products, and certain rights to Cynata's proprietary Cymerus technology for the prevention and treatment of other diseases.
The new OpenServer 6 Definitive extends the robust features of OpenServer 6 with new security updates, virtualization and the ability to migrate applications to OpenServer 10.
International Resource News-January 22, 2016--Peabody Energy signs definitive agreement with Wabash Valley Power Association
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