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CONJUNCTIVE, contracts, wills, instruments. A term in grammar used to designate particles which connect one word to another, or one proposition to another proposition.
     2. There are many cases in law, where the conjunctive and is used for the disjunctive or, and vice versa.
     3. An obligation is conjunctive when it contains several things united by a conjunction to indicate that they are all equally the object of the matter or contract for example, if I promise for a lawful consideration, to deliver to you my copy of the Life of Washington, my Encyclopaedia, and my copy of the History of the United States, I am then bound to deliver all of them and cannot be discharged by delivering one only. There are, according to Toullier, tom. vi. n. 686, as many separate obligations Is there are things to be delivered, and the obligor may discharge himself pro tanto by delivering either of them, or in case of refusal the tender will be valid. It is presumed, however, that only one action could be maintained for the whole. But if the articles in the agreement had not been enumerated; I could not, according to Toullier, deliver one in discharge of my contract, without the consent of the creditor; as if, instead of enumerating the, books above mentioned, I had bound myself to deliver all my books, the very books in question. Vide Disjunctive, Item, and the case, there cited; and also, Bac. Ab. Conditions, P; 1 Bos. & Pull. 242; 4 Bing. N. C. 463 S. C. 33 E. C. L. R. 413; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 687-8.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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All subjects emitted predominantly low response rates and variable PRPs across both normal and modified recycling conjunctive schedules (the first 1-s delay always occurred within the first two trials).
Response-reinforcer interactions across subjects on the normal recycling conjunctive, after the first 1-s delay during the session, were as follows.
Four of the five subjects (51 to 54) showed high response rates and short PRP durations on the modified recycling conjunctive schedule, followed by a decrease in response rates and an increase in PRPs (which were variable) during exposure to the normal recycling conjunctive.
Subject 55 emitted a low response rate and variable PRPs across the modified and normal recycling conjunctive schedules (the first 1-s delay occurred on the first trial).
For three subjects (56, 59, and 60) response rates were low and PRPs were variable across most trials on the normal recycling conjunctive schedule (the first 1-s delay occurred on the second trial for each subject).
The main purpose of Experiment 2 was to examine the possibility that response-reinforcer contiguity may help determine a high-rate performance when subjects are exposed to the modified recycling conjunctive schedule first.