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- n. The property of being rigorous, strictness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality or state of being rigorous; severity without allowance or mitigation; strictness; exactness; rigor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. something hard to endure
- n. excessive sternness
Update: Dan Bartlett is going on and on about the "rigorousness" of the process the administration undertook with this port deal.
In invalidating the use of racial classifications used to remedy past discrimination in Croson, the Court applied strict scrutiny, stating that its rigorousness would ensure that: the means chosen “fit” this compelling goal so closely that there is little or no possibility that the motive for the classification was illegitimate racial prejudice or stereotype.
The discovery of these errors had significant impact on the lives of individuals, and raised issues of competency, rigorousness of guidelines, and accountability.
It is also key that they never lose sight of the fact that establishing sufficient rigorousness for such a process is of paramount importance to ensuring that their integrity is not squandered for bad tradeoffs.
In invalidating the use of racial classifications used to remedy past discrimination in Croson, the Court applied strict scrutiny, stating that its rigorousness would ensure that:
We can only hope that this is not a reflection of the rigorousness of other studies carried out in Richmond House.
We were not satisfied with the rigorousness of other green college lists that were presently available a ...
We were not satisfied with the rigorousness of other green college lists that were presently available and wanted to lend our expertise in impact analysis to the mix.
But if you want to increase your odds of getting a planner who understands the planning process and the investment process, somebody who's gone through the rigorousness of the certified financial planning test will increase your odds of finding the right type of planner.
Apart from the special topic LL. Ms (e.g. NYU's in tax, international law), academic-track LL. M programs vary widely in structure and rigorousness.