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Substantial

Of real worth and importance; of considerable value; valuable. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; solid; true; veritable.

The right to Freedom of Speech, for example, is a substantial right.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The IRS has proposed regulations that would limit the circumstances in which a substantial risk of forfeiture arises for purposes of determining the amount that must be included in gross income when an employee is paid for his services with property.
Moreover, the MTC has not yet established the need or relevance of this information in light of the substantial variance among the states in defining income and factors in the apportionment formula as a result of case law, administrative rules, audit policy, etc.
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"If 4 percent of the voting power of the stock is owned by the president and the remaining stock is so diversely held by the public that the president, in effect, controls the corporation," says Hesch, "then the possibility of the corporation enforcing a restriction on the right to deferred compensation of the president is not substantial. Therefore, such rights are not subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture for the purpose of Section 409A."
While the reader only occasionally gains a glimpse of the individual worker behind the generalizations, Hirsch offers a substantial work of scholarship, loaded with insight into the amalgam of class, race, and gender that shaped late nineteenth and early twentieth century industrial relations.
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However, the human and the majority of other interesting genomes contain a substantial amount of repetitive DNA (short [tens to thousands of nucleotides], nearly or completely identical sequences present in multiple [tens to thousands of] copies).
The program receiving recognition must show superior or substantial contributions in construction and demolition recycling.
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