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General elections, a hallmark of healthy, competitive democracies, should be as determinative as they are sacred.If We're Serious About Saving American Democracy, This Voting System Might Be the Key|Jonathan Haidt|November 1, 2021|Time
It may prove determinative in the choices rural youth make to commit to and ultimately improve their hometowns.What a Rural Corner of America Can Teach Us All About Community and Resilience|Gigi Georges|August 6, 2021|Time
In fact, according to new research released this afternoon by Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel, 2020 election results showed the country that demographics alone are not determinative of how Americans vote.Are Demographics Destiny? Maybe Not, New Pew Numbers Suggest|Philip Elliott|June 30, 2021|Time
I’m not willing to call 2020 determinative for anyone, let alone a longtime pro like January, but if Connecticut is going to win it all, January needs a season like her Phoenix years, if not her Indiana ones.The WNBA Players Who Might Swing Their Teams’ Fortunes This Season|Howard Megdal|May 14, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Of course, special elections aren't determinative of what will happen in November.Jolly Night for GOP as Dems Sink in Crucial Special Election|Ben Jacobs|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result Middlesex presents a view of history that is as determinative and linear as you will find in any Greek myth.
In Middlesex history is not just determinative; it is also cyclical.
Uhry herself doesn't believe those qualities predict school success, but she thinks they are determinative in school admissions.
The reader should remember the name, for it was the scene of one of the most remarkable and determinative events in history.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
The internal condition is determinative, for things that are boresome to one may be very interesting to another.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
While ìd means primarily “water of the sea”, it is much used also as a determinative before names of rivers.Sumerian Hymns|Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
It is a confirmatory method rather than a determinative one.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
The utterances of the Independent were determinative of popular thought and conviction in an extraordinary degree.Recollections of a Varied Life|George Cary Eggleston