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A prototype of an instrument to be employed in a legal transaction or a judicial proceeding that includes the primary essential matters, the appropriate technical phrases or terms, and any additional material required to render it officially accurate, arranged in suitable and systematic order, and conducive to Adaptation to the circumstances of the particular case.

The expression form of the statute signifies the language or structure of a statute, and, therefore, the restriction or command that it might include, as used in the phrase in criminal Pleading "against the form of statute in that case made and provided."A matter of form, as distinguished from a matter of substance—with respect to pleadings, affidavits, indictments, and other legal instruments—entails the method, style, or form of relating the applicable facts; the selection or arrangement of terms; and other such matters without influencing the essential sufficiency or validity of the instrument, or without reaching the merits.

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Similarly, Retzsch's illustrations rely on the assumption that the psychological depth of famous literary characters can be conveyed in brief outline form. Like the proponents of phrenology, Retzsch not only assumed that depth of character could be represented by its surface quality, but also that a part of something could represent the whole.
Those who were ready to declare a major completed an official form in the office of academic records to do so, reviewed and completed the course requirement outline form in the area of their choice, and selected a schedule for the upcoming semester based upon the new major.
I highly recommend it for what it is: a detailed and comprehensive compendium of facts, in outline form, about the science of respiratory care.
Each module is in outline form. The authors give abundant examples and use study tools, such as boldfaced terms, tables, diagrams, lists, mnemonics, flowcharts, and summaries.
What also might be helpful is a chronology of Sald's work and perhaps a synopsis in outline form of major events during Said's prolific career of writing.
A third group listened with a complete set of notes that included virtually everything the instructor would say, in outline form. A control group studied the complete set of instructor notes without hearing the lecture, which was a 35-minute lecture on the structure and functions of the brain.
I offer my comments in outline form, as briefly as possible.
Essentially, this is a graphical organizer, enabling users to create concept webs and maps in the Diagram View mode, with the aid of over 1300 symbols, if they like; at the click of a button, this information is reorganized into outline form, in the Outline View mode.
Topics are presented in more of an outline form. Marsh begins by presenting an overview of working with families, creating a framework for the book that emphasizes a systemic perspective.
There are contingency plans in place but in outline form only at this stage.
Consider the following situations: Where would one find a collection of essential information specific to children and their families in an easy-to-read outline form if one were studying for certification in pediatric nursing, child health nursing, or preparing for licensure questions in pediatrics?
The idea of a single prism and a single recension had been proffered earlier in outline form by H.