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Should the generally deregulatory valence of such statutory abnegation trigger different agency justification burdens and judicial expectations?
The study centers on judicial review of administrative action, documenting the abnegation of law in that setting.
The first film's main aim was to set up this universe for its lead character, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley, a remarkably likable and accessible actress), whose family belonged to the Abnegation tribe, though she chose to join Dauntless during her initiation ceremony into adulthood.
Members of the Abnegation faction are selfless, Amity are peaceful, Candor are honest, Dauntless are brave and Erudite are intelligent.
HM the King gave his approval for the promotion and appointment of some civil servants as a reward for their devotion and abnegation in fulfilling their duties, it added.
Dawood was a vegetarian and a sage of insight who is believed to have led a life of extreme piety and self abnegation.
DIVERGENT (12A) YOU'LL need good ears and quiet sweet wrappers to find your way around a futuristic Chicago divided into five factions - Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite.
Set in a futuristic dystopian society where people are divided in five distinct factions, each representing the virtue of its citizens - Abnegation (selfless); Amity (peaceful); Candor (honest); Dauntless (brave); and Erudite (intelligent) - being different could actually mean death.
President Francois Hollande said in a statement that he had learned with emotion about the soldier's death and "he praised the courage and abnegation" of French soldiers in the field in Mali.
He congratulated the 85 new graduates who will join their colleagues in protecting Bahrain's security and stability, hailing their discipline, competence and abnegation.
Les islamistes, notamment ceux du Front jihadiste Al-Nosra, doivent paradoxalement leur notoriete d'abord a leur discretion mais aussi a leur abnegation au combat.
War is an abnegation of civilisation, the classification of the enemy into guilty or innocent meaningless.