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formula

noun avenue, axiom, canon, code, expedient, fixed expression, form, formulary, maxim, method, mode, model, phrase, postulate, prescribed prooedure, prescription, principle, proposition, recipe, rubric, rule, standard, theorem, usage
Associated concepts: formula instruction
See also: arrangement, avenue, comment, criterion, directive, expedient, expression, form, guide, method, mode, phrase, prescription, principle, rule, system, usage
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Municipalities with smaller population size receive a larger amount of formulaically allocated grant-in-aid on the per capita basis.
Lacking dulcet gavottes, sweeping operas, and heroic symphonies to formulaically compose, our musically creative contemporaries, it seems, are stuck in the ruts of novelty and noise, including that which causes neurophysical pain, making one nostalgic for a little night music.
When present in teacher education programs, this positivist attitude would essentially eliminate the moral, epistemic, and political complexity that one observes in relationships between persons and institutions in the learning environment, and instead conceive of the teacher as an operator who executes tasks and procedures formulaically.
Further evidence of this potential opportunity area can be derived from more formulaically driven jurisdictions, such as Japan, where comparative negligence is routinely assessed about 35 percent of the time.
Change-of-pace comedy for director/co-scenarist Terry George starts pleasantly if formulaically enough, then loses its grip amid a series of plot contrivances that mix uninspired broad humor with melodramatic and sentimental elements.
Delius' music was not broadly or formulaically Oriental but, rather, sensitive to the distinctions and subtleties of the piece.
One can track this throughout the novel not by scrutinizing the formulaically inevitable union of Jordan and Maria, but by focusing on Pilar, the keeper of the food, the keeper of culture, and the arbiter of what is right and civilized in this home-like den of a cave.
Champion claims, somewhat formulaically, the inherent contradictions of Shakespeare's plays "usually .
Lower level executives' bonus increases were typically higher than those for C-suite executives as a result of their bonuses generally being more formulaically weighted towards individual and business unit performance, while the bonus payouts for C-suite executives were heavily weighted toward overall corporate performance, including earnings and stock price performance.
Sometimes we see a bureaucratic or cookie cutter approach where risks are periodically weighed formulaically.
the annual payment line, and that those payments are subject to indexation and possible periodic reviews, where the cost of delivering the underlying services is re-examined and payments are formulaically adjusted).
In respectable academic journals, scholars are repeating formulaically and fearlessly without expectation of rebuttal that the state should not recognize or respect privacy or private life: "There is a critical need to place gender-based violence within the context of women's structural inequality as a means of breaking down the distinction between public and private life that operates to exclude gender-based violence from the human rights agenda.