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  • adj. not basic (in any sense)


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non- +‎ basic


  • HB1465 might also grandfather in for a period of time any landline customers whose service definition goes from "basic" to "nonbasic" -- thus shielding them from potential rate hikes.

    Naked Politics

  • By contrast, Medicare Expansion builds around an efficient and well-established one payer system, and the incentive driven but controlled fee for service mechanism supplemented by a private partnership for nonbasic supplementary care.

    Michael D. Intriligator: Health Care Reform by Medicare Expansion

  • In Spain, the main Catalan nationalist party, Convergència i Unió, proposed a points system that would reward immigrants for their "Catalan-ness" by giving them access to nonbasic social services.

    The Points of Life

  • An overt bodily action, such as raising one's arm, is held to be a nonbasic, complex action that is constituted by a basic mental action's bringing about a certain motion of one's body.

    Incompatibilist (Nondeterministic) Theories of Free Will

  • Nitrogen is found in lighter fractions of crude oil as basic compounds, and more often in heavier fractions of crude oil as nonbasic compounds that may also include trace metals such as copper, vanadium, and/or nickel.

    Hydrocarbon chemistry

  • However, he offers no precise account of the concept of basic intrinsic value and ends his paper by saying that he can think of no way to show that nonbasic intrinsic value is to be computed in terms of the summation of basic intrinsic value.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • If it is correct to distinguish between basic and nonbasic intrinsic value and also to compute the latter in terms of the former, then there is clearly a respectable sense in which nonbasic intrinsic value is derivative.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • Suggestions as to how to compute nonbasic intrinsic value in terms of basic intrinsic value of course presuppose that there is such a thing as basic intrinsic value, but few have attempted to provide an account of what basic intrinsic value itself consists in.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • For if we adopt the compromise position, beliefs such as (H) will qualify as basic according to DB, but according to EB as nonbasic.


  • Once we have done that, we can then move on to discuss by virtue of what a basic belief might be justified, and how such a belief might justify a nonbasic belief.



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