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SUBJECT, contracts. The thing which is the object of an agreement. This term is used in the laws of Scotland.

SUBJECT, persons, government. An individual member of a nation, who is subject to the laws; this term is used in contradistinction to citizen, which is applied to the same individual when considering his political rights.
     2. In monarchical governments, by subject is meant one who owes permanent allegiance to the monarch. Vide Body politic; Greenl. Ev. Sec. 286; Phil. & Am. on Ev. 732, n. 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The official result announced by the SHC suggested that 130 candidates lawyers engaged in either private practice or formerly serving as government law officers appeared in the second subjective test (Paper-I and II) held on May 18 and 19, respectively.
This way of thinking suggests a simple trick to defeat procrastination: find a way to boost the subjective value of working now, relative to the value of other things.
"Research suggests that a younger subjective age is associated with a variety of positive outcomes in older individuals, including better memory performance, health and longevity," stated presenter Jennifer Bellingtier, PhD.
The World Health Organization (WHO) points out that subjective wellbeing is considered within the research community as an indicator of Quality of Life evaluation (4).
Mindfulness and resilience are psychological strengths that can enhance subjective well-being of individuals.
Washington D.C [USA], Sep 01 ( ANI ): Turns out, humans constantly experience an ever-changing stream of subjective feelings that is only interrupted during sleep and deep unconsciousness.
The authors, who are ophthalmologists, offer a guide to subjective refraction and prescribing glasses, focusing on practical aspects.
Keywords: Perceived Employability, Protean Career Theory, Subjective Career Success, Private Institutional Sector.
Studies were included that assessed NAO using a subjective and objective technique, as well as the NOSE scale and an objective technique in the case of intervention-based studies.
Because well-being is a mental state, its measurement tends to be subjective. Therefore, variables that influence the perception of individuals are likely to play certain influential roles.