In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I have again attempted to construe the statute in a purposive manner and with my understanding of the intent of the Act in mind.
- It finally rained at night, quiet but intense rain, the sort where you look out and see sheets of water moving across vast tracts of Singapore like a purposive entity.
- This was a purposive sample that included people at various levels of commitment to the church and various lengths of time in attendance.
- Each is defined by one of three aspects of purposive human activity, and this is its ‘horizonal schema’ or ‘pattern’.
- Revelation is the sensitizing of persons to/to ward the divine activity with the invitation to participate in that purposive world.
- Nevertheless, it does illustrate a reluctance on the part of the courts to acquiesce in the loss of a right of appeal which would have been the result of a stricter, less purposive construction.
- They look for a collective life involving emotional, intellectual and physical inputs in some purposive activity.
- This is an inclusive or purposive concept of community which in principle excludes no one, but which cannot be assigned to you.
- On the other hand, the muscles of our limbs are termed ‘voluntary,’ because we can use them to carry out the purposive determinations of the Will.
- Only if what we are trying to explain is the purposive activity of a rational agent is it appropriate to look for a personal explanation.
- The abuse was thus deliberate and purposive, intended to make prisoners psychologically ready for interrogation.
- Lord Denning led the stampede for the door, arguing for a purposive approach.
- It was founded on a broad purposive interpretation giving effect to the intention of Parliament.
- It appears that D will be convicted only where a purposive intent is proved.
- Belief in God, gods and spirits is what Monod calls animism: the projection into nature of the purposive properties of the human central nervous system.
- An aeon of evolutionary pressure has selected for ordered and regular behaviour that leads to positive outcomes, and this can look like purposive behaviour.
- In this microscopic view, experience is revealed as having a foundation of ceaseless activity, of short-lived purposive impulses.
- The Americans pushed for peace, and Garang fell to the task with purposive will.
- Poisoning is no doubt a purposive activity, and reflections on its purpose may show that it has its internal principles.
- The Area Committee rejected this submission as being contrary to any purposive interpretation and as contradicted by the clear wording of the regulation.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.