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          The intentions of policy thus need to be seen against the plans rather than the outcomes.
          How do you know that said popinjays aren't sitting on the background rather than the stripe (the ordinary)?
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          Analysis of single channel records indicate that the effect is to favor transition to a substate rather than to physically alter the conductance pathway.
          Their connection was purely mechanical, rather than teleological.
          We can differentiate these categories as purely lexical, rather than syntactic.
          In this sense they corresponded with purely phonological rather than morphosyntactic attributes of the input.
          Actual choices are relevant not to the idea of the right but rather to its direction of exercise with respect to the protected domain.
          In live performance, their bodies are exposed to view rather than protected by instruments.
          The findings underline the importance of using specific rather than general tasks to assess phonology, phonological sensitivity, and phonological representations.
          Past studies have focused on the effects of density on spoken language processing, rather than the effects of density on the structure of lexical representations.
          Clearly, the public health official is not replacing the physician; rather, ethicists now realize a need to be in dialogue with both.
          It is, rather, a matter of what it is that parties can choose and what they can influence.
          This test did not reject the hypothesis of orthogonality so the estimation was done through a random effects model rather than a fixed effects model.
          Ground-penetrating radar is also treated rather briefly, with no description of field techniques.
          Therefore, growth rates may increase over time simply because the initial and descendant cells are recovering from treatment rather than evolving.

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          ret, temmelig, hellere…
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