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Substantial

Of real worth and importance; of considerable value; valuable. Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; solid; true; veritable.

The right to Freedom of Speech, for example, is a substantial right.

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Kyklos is acquiring substantially all of the bearings business's inventory, intellectual property, machinery, and equipment, including a manufacturing and engineering facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
However, the $4.2 billion dollar volume for 2006 was substantially higher than the $2.8 billion total for 2005.
93-72 does not explain the term "substantially beyond," but does appear to acknowledge that the concepts behind the 1975 rulings are applicable to other types of medical expenses (such as tuition and fees paid to special schools).
* The originating state's licensing qualifications are deemed substantially, equivalent.
The consortium said that it would keep VNU "substantially together as an integrated company pursuing existing long-term strategy."
* relates to a substantially certain, predictable stream of income;
However, the gap in employment rates between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people did not change much over the 20-year period, except in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Sudbury, where gaps closed substantially.
As one can see, the lifetime obtained from this data is substantially shorter than the presently accepted value of the neutron lifetime (885.7 [+ or -] 0.8) s (1 [sigma] uncertainty) [1].
Since implementing the suggested solution and lowering the initial chlorine dioxide stage pH target to 2.5-2.8, many bleach plants have either substantially reduced or eliminated the formation of calcium oxalate scale.
(5) Disclosure is also required for transactions which are "substantially similar" to a LT.
A new, more effective vaccine would be expected to improve TB control substantially, and therefore, vaccine development is one of the highest priorities in TB research (4,5).
(1) Analyses contrasting 655 women with ovarian cancer and 3,899 controls revealed that ever-users of the pill have a substantially reduced risk of developing any type of invasive ovarian cancer compared with never-users (odds ratio, 0.7).