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The study found that singing was not the decisive factor for the patients.
Jose Mourinho, a coach rarely short of a theory, has been quoting Albert Einstein to convince his Real Madrid players the will to win can be the decisive factor in their Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Another decisive factor in the election, analysts say, will be the strength of a sympathy vote for Bhutto's party (PPP).
The kidnappers themselves told me this morning about his appeal, which I maintain was a decisive factor in my liberation.
The decisive factor is in fact the unbiased consideration of the system as a whole," says Heiko Tiedmann, manager of the Smart Labels Department.
The competition for talent can be a decisive factor, and in an improving job market, companies may lean toward plans that are performance-based and vest over time, effectively "locking in" top performers.
And Dennis Roach, the former Tottenham's manager's representative, revealed that -- despite reports to the contrary -- Hoddle's salary demands were not a decisive factor.
Form is going to be the most decisive factor in any decision.
Instead, in the eye of the church, consensus between equals was a third decisive factor for a legitimate union.
A decisive factor for new technologies is always the added value with respect to the efficiency and capacity of traditional technologies.
In reality, the depth and professionalism of your housekeeping operation could be the decisive factor in whether the state will continue to fund your facility, or close its doors for good.
The introduction of chance as artistic method followed, with canvases showing 40,000 small squares painted according to a pattern determined by numbers chosen randomly from the telephone book (the decisive factor being whether a number was odd or even).