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  • adj. separate and distinct from others of the same kind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. separate and distinct from others of the same kind


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  • A national survey of 800 parents of young children ages 3-10 found that nearly two-thirds limit media consumption on a case-by-case basis.

    Michael Levine: Heads-Up, Media Producers: Families Still Matter Most in a Digital Age

  • My other artists are work-on-demand, but Arcanum decides on a case-by-case basis.

    Arcane Circle

  • They point out that judges will be free to set the rules in their own courtrooms, allowing as much or as little filming as they deem appropriate on a case-by-case basis.

    Should TV cameras be allowed inside UK law courts?

  • All children will be considered on a case-by-case basis under a refugee swap being negotiated with Malaysia to deter future asylum seekers from travelling to Australia by boat, Immigration Minister Chris Bowen told Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio.

    Australia softens policy on child asylum seekers

  • The scientific community has long condemned the redundant, dilatory case-by-case regulatory reviews, which are not required for less predictable conventional crops.

    Sack Vilsack!

  • In the past, civil rights groups have criticized the redistricting process for working against immigrant and African-American communities on Long Island, and while lawsuits have sought to address the problem on a case-by-case basis, electoral representation in communities of color will be a pressing issue in the coming weeks.

    Ted Hesson: Forum: Redistricting and Its Impact on Long Island Communities of Color

  • A spokesperson at the State Department confirmed that the U.S. is maintaining "a pause on most security cooperation pending further progress on reform while supplying some items on a case-by-case basis that directly affect U.S. national security interests."

    Renee Parsons: Bahrain Arms Sale Challenges Congress

  • He said each agency will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in a process that could take months.

    Differences on gays, Bible fracture Lutheran service agencies

  • Being able to track someone at this level of specificity presents a huge privacy and security risk, and so law enforcement and security officials were supposed to employ it on a case-by-case basis and only for targets of high importance the Times reported it was to be limited to "high-profile criminal cases and terrorism investigations".

    Susan Landau: Data Retention? News of the World Demos the Risks

  • "Although European authorities are continuing to tackle the problems as they arise on a case-by-case basis, the fact that they are continuing to struggle to reach common ground on the longer-term strategy is going to keep the euro under pressure."

    'Stress Tests' Fail to Ease Pressure on Euro


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