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It had no park, but the pleasure-grounds were tolerably extensive; and like every other place of the same degree of importance, it had its open shrubbery, and closer wood walk, a road of smooth gravel winding round a plantation, led to the front, the lawn was dotted over with timber, the house itself was under the guardianship of the fir, the mountain-ash, and the acacia, and a thick screen of them altogether, interspersed with tall Lombardy poplars, shut out the offices.
Will it not be advisable, before we proceed on this subject, to arrange with rather more precision the degree of importance which is to appertain to this request, as well as the degree of intimacy subsisting between the parties?
said the cardinal, eagerly, rising with a promptitude which proved the degree of importance he attached to the commission with which he had charged the count.
I was already aware that in the whaling business they paid no wages; but all hands, including the captain, received certain shares of the profits called lays, and that these lays were proportioned to the degree of importance pertaining to the respective duties of the ship's company.
strong = 9, moderate = 3, weak = 1, not related = 0); 2) working with one column at a time, multiply the numerical equivalent of the strength of relationship by the degree of importance for each row and sum these products down the column; 3) once the column sums are computed, calculate the percentage that each column represents of the total row sum.
This is assuming a high degree of importance these days, given the risk of a patient's contracting AIDS from tainted blood during surgery.
Each sector attaches a different degree of importance to upfront cost, energy efficiency, lifetime, light intensity, colour warmth and design features.
Faced with the potential financial and reputational damage of an IT outrage alongside health issues associated with food production and distribution, Stonegate places a high degree of importance on the reliability of its critical applications including its Oracle JD Edwards ERP and Microsoft SQL databases.
Travelling to Oman has proven the degree of importance we have attached to the country and further strengthens the relationship between our two countries.
Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, has underlined the great degree of importance the UAE places on strengthening its trade and investment ties with the Balkan States, stating that trade exchange indicators between the UAE and the Balkans encourage more cooperation and the exploration of further opportunities - considering the UAE s pivotal and strategic importance as a connector between these countries and the continents of Africa and Asia and the immense facilitations and benefits it provides foreign investors.
The GCC countries have placed a great degree of importance on the issue of easing trade, Abdulaziz M.
The main advantage of the UPOWA operator is that it provides more complete information to the decision maker by using interval numbers that includes a wide range of results and by using probabilities and OWA operators in the same formulation considering the degree of importance of each concept in the aggregation.