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He also had a certain, if imperfect, knowledge of Finnish.
Evil is therefore only an imperfect understanding of the world.
In the real world, markets often experience imperfect competition.
Washing the skin with soap is only a partial and imperfect solution to the smell.
Unlike perfect competition, imperfect competition invariably means market power is unequally distributed.
Columbus's knowledge of the Atlantic wind patterns was, however, imperfect at the time of his first voyage.
The imperfect is constructed in a similar manner, as are the periphrastic forms of the future and conditional tenses.
However imperfect or imperfectly related the viewpoint, Pytheas was the first to associate the tides to the phases of the moon.
The second and third conjugations already had identical imperfect tense forms in Latin, and also shared a common present participle.
Any category you come up with is going to be imperfect, but that doesn't preclude you from using it or the fact that it has utility.
New classical macroeconomics, as distinct from the Keynesian view of the business cycle, posits market clearing with imperfect information.
Since many such imperfect conditions exist in virtually every market, there is in fact little presumption that markets are in general efficient.
On the other hand, Gudmund Schütte, in his analysis of Ptolemy, believes that the Angles have simply been moved by an error coming from Ptolemy's use of imperfect sources.
There has been a significant, albeit imperfect, implementation of regional autonomy laws, and a reported decline in the levels of violence and human rights abuses, since the presidency of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Papua.
In the field of ethics he made contributions in regard to the place and functions of volition and attention, the separate and underived character of the moral sentiments, and the distinction between the virtues of perfect and imperfect obligation.
Rather than following the common view that racism is an unintended result of the failings of imperfect men, Mills proposes that the Racial Contract has been a tacit and at times explicit agreement among members of the tribes of Europe to assert, promote, and maintain the ideal of white supremacy as against all other tribes of the world.
As part of this process, professional adherents of mainstream medicine in countries such as Germany, France, and Britain increasingly invoked the scientific basis of their discipline as a means of engendering internal professional unity and of external differentiation in the face of sustained market competition from homeopaths, naturopaths, mesmerists and other nonconventional medical practitioners, finally achieving a degree of imperfect dominance through alliance with the state and the passage of regulatory legislation.
Psiakis steers us through her imperfect singleton universe with humour and precision.
Charles Waterstreet David Gallop and his advisers have been too heavy-handed in dealing with an admittedly imperfect Storm.
Narrowly focusing on this imperfect messenger rather than concentrating on my God-given biblical message.