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  • 1 prior instance — index authority (documentation), precedent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Prior probability — Bayesian statistics Theory Bayesian probability Probability interpretations Bayes theorem Bayes rule · Bayes factor Bayesian inference Bayesian network Prior · Posterior · Likelihood …

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  • 3 Prior art — Patent law (patents for inventions) …

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  • 4 Prior — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century prior a prior, a monastic official immediately subordinate to an abbot, and would have originated as an occupational name for the servant of a… …

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  • 5 Internet as a source of prior art — In the context of patent law, using the Internet as a source of prior art when assessing whether an invention is novel and inventive, is problematic since it is often difficult to ascertain precisely when information on websites became available… …

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  • 6 David Prior (artist) — David Prior Born 18 June 1972 (1972 06 18) (age 39) Origin Ipswich, England Occupations musician, artist, record producer, academic Website davidprior.org …

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  • 7 An Instance of the Fingerpost — infobox Book | name = An Instance of the Fingerpost title orig = translator = image caption = author = Iain Pears cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Historical, Mystery publisher = Jonathan Cape release… …

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  • 8 Circumstances prior to the Malayan Emergency — In 1948, the Communists and the British colonial government in Malaya entered a period of guerrilla fighting which has become known to history as the Malayan Emergency. The name derives from the state of emergency declared by the colonial… …

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  • 9 Timeline of entomology - prior to 1800 — Prehistory= 13,000 B.C.The earliest evidence of man s interest in insects is from rock paintings. The insects depicted are bees.1800 1700BC.Bees were significant in other early civilisations, for instance at Malia, Crete, where jewellery depicts… …

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  • 10 precedent — pre·ce·dent 1 /pri sēd ənt, pre səd / adj [Middle French, from Latin praecedent praecedens, present participle of praecedere to go ahead of, come before]: prior in time, order, arrangement, or significance see also condition precedent at… …

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  • 11 precedent — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. authoritative example, exemplar, pattern; see criterion , example 1 , model 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [PRES uh dunt] a prior instance that serves as an example, model or guideline, especially an …

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  • 12 Cardenio — The History of Cardenio is a lost play, known to have been performed by the King s Men, a London theatre company, in 1613. It was attributed to William Shakespeare and John Fletcher in 1653 in a Stationers Registry entry by the bookseller… …

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  • 13 Pilot (Fringe) — Infobox Television episode Title = Pilot Series = Fringe Caption = Anna Torv as Special Agent Olivia Dunham in a sensory deprivation tank. Season = 1 Episode = 1 Airdate = September 9, 2008 Writer = J.J. Abrams Alex Kurtzman Roberto Orci Director …

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  • 14 authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …

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  • 15 War Powers Resolution — The War Powers Act of 1973 (USPL|93|148), also referred to as the War Powers Resolution, is a resolution of the Congress of The United States of America that stated that the President of The United States of America can send armed forces into… …

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  • 16 The Blind Beggar of Alexandria — is an Elizabethan era stage play, a comedy written by George Chapman. It was the first of Chapman s plays to be produced on the stage; its success inaugurated his career as a dramatist.Performance and publicationThe play was acted by the Admiral… …

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  • 17 Li Kui (chancellor) — Li Kui (李揆) (713 ndash;May 17, 784 [http://www.sinica.edu.tw/ftms bin/kiwi1/luso.sh?lstype=2 dyna=%AD%F0 king=%BCw%A9v reign=%BF%B3%A4%B8 yy=1 ycanzi= mm=4 dd=24 dcanzi=] ), courtesy name Duanqing (端卿), was an official of the Chinese dynasty Tang …

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  • 18 precedent — I. a. Antecedent, See preceding. II. n. Authoritative example, prior instance, antecedent, example, pattern, historic warrant, authority in past practice …

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  • 19 precedent — noun there are few precedents for this type of legislation Syn: model, exemplar, example, pattern, previous case, prior instance/example; paradigm, criterion, yardstick, standard …

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  • 20 precedent — I n prior instance, previous case; model, pattern, criterion, rule, measure, yardstick, barometer; type, archetype, prototype, paradigm, classic example; lead, example, exemplar. II adj preceding. See preceding …

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