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substantive

adjective actual, appreciable, basic, concrete, considerable, constituent, elemental, essential, existent, existing, fundamental, important, independent, main, material, not subordinate, objective, palpable, primary, principal, real, requisite, separate, solid, tangible, underlying, vital
Associated concepts: substantive law, substantive right, subbtantive statute of limitations
See also: actual, appreciable, basic, cardinal, concrete, corporeal, de facto, necessary, organic, physical, ponderable, solid, sound, substantial, tangible, virtual

substantive

relating to the essential legal principles administered by the courts, as opposed to practice and procedure.
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This method at least allows one to assess the substantiveness of a relationship between the variables of interest, as shown in the present paper.
It is a detailed and useful reference book on the subject, though viewing the issue as an example of Sorelian `political myth' is rather contentious, necessarily dismissing the substantiveness of the public ownership issue and ignoring the problematic disjunctions between the inevitably revisionist accommodations of the politicians and the less constrained ideological debates outside.
These essays are remarkable for their substantiveness.
Most requesters have not seen an increase in documents released, the substantiveness of the documents that are released, or in the time it takes to receive information.
Besides selecting, 14,000 Web sites for their substantiveness, relevance and reliability, providing guides to whats available within those sites, Editor's Choices, and an easy gateway, Ei also provides its residents with a number of exclusive features, such as a technical alert service, a current awareness service, a community of senior resident engineers, technical librarians, and access to information in 150 online databases, as well as the option of unlimited access to its own Ei Compendex(R) on the Web, the world's most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, and ILI StandardsWeb.
An effect was stated to be unclear if the confidence interval overlapped the thresholds for positive and negative substantiveness (>5% chance that the value was both substantially positive and negative).
Better, however, is "mind/math," for this replacement of "matter" by "math" emphasizes that what is present in nature is not the substantiveness, or rocklike quality, that we often associate with the word "matter" but rather a partial conformity to mathematical rules.