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observance

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The term had numerous meanings in the Western monastic and ecclesiastical tradition, indicating mainly a positive and consistent adherence to the norms that inspired and regulated the...

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observance

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 259 words.

Both words are of long standing in the language (observance first recorded in the 13c., and observation in the

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observance

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 41 words.

The differentiation between these two words is complete. Observance = the act of heeding or obeying; an instance of following

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observance

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 35 words.

The differentiation between these two words is complete. Observance = heeding; obeying; the act of following a custom or rule.

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observance of treaties

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

Part III, Sect. 1, of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 23 May 1969 (1155 U.N.T.S. 331) is titled ‘Observance of Treaties’ and consists of two articles ...

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Vows and Observances

Donald R. Davis.

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 4537 words.

This chapter traces the semantic and practical evolution of Hindu religious vows and observances called vrata. The general historical trajectory moves from vratas as the ascetic regimens in...

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observance

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The term had numerous meanings in the Western monastic and ecclesiastical tradition, indicating mainly a positive and consistent adherence to the norms that inspired and regulated the...

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observance

Grado G. Merlo.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 384 words.

The term had numerous meanings in the Western monastic and ecclesiastical tradition, indicating mainly a positive and consistent adherence to

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observance

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 182 words.

These two words correspond to different branches in meaning of the verb observe (‘to see or notice’ and ‘to follow

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observance

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 587 words.

abeyance, conveyance, purveyance • creance • ambience • irradiance, radiance • expedience, obedience • audience •

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observance

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 585 words.

abeyance, conveyance, purveyance • creance • ambience • irradiance, radiance • expedience, obedience • audience •

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observance

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 182 words.

These two words correspond to different branches in meaning of the verb observe (‘to see or notice’ and ‘to follow

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An Umbrella just for Two? BIT Obligations Observance Clauses and the Parties to a Contract

in Arbitration International

March 2008; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 6534 words.

Of all the controversial aspects of the bilateral investment treaty, perhaps none are as controversial as the scope of the treaty obligations observance, or ‘umbrella,’ clause. By requiring...

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XXIV In due observance of an ancient rite

Edited by Helen Darbishire and Ernest Selincourt.

in The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. 3: Miscellaneous Sonnets; Memorials of Various Tours; Poems to National Independence and Liberty; The Egyptian Maid; The River Duddon Series; The White Doe and Other Narrative Poems; Ecclesiastical Sonnets (Second Edition)

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In due observance of an ancient rite,

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Acts of Commanding, Commands, and Observance of Commands

Hans Kelsen.

in General Theory of Norms

March 1991; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 2124 words.

Any attempt to describe a command and its observance without referring to inner processes in the commander and the addressee means that the concepts of ‘command’ and ‘observance’ have to be...

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Sunday observance

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 4 words.

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Sunday observance

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 4 words.

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Sunday observance

John Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 4 words.

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Sunday observance

Edited by Robert Crowcroft and John Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 4 words.

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<span class="smallCaps">Sabbath Observances</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 600 words.

Observing the Sabbath is a Judeo-Christian tradition in which custom and law set aside one day of the week for

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Civility and Civil Observances in the Early Modern English Funeral

RALPH HOULBROOKE.

in Civil Histories

May 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 8757 words.

This chapter explores the idea of civility with particular reference to aspects of funerals in early modern England that were not in the strictest ...

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