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Non-Positive

Describing any number or measure less than or equal to zero. For example, if one business loses $1 million in a year and a second one breaks even, both are said to have non-positive gains.
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Any time a simulation results in a nonpositive rate in any quarter, we discard it and draw again.
2]) is nonpositive, that is, that an H-type's utility is locally decreasing as she moves toward [C.
Moreover, the latter component collected most nonpositive comments in the whole questionnaire.
j'](T) is nonpositive for all factors, a necessary condition for [partial derivative][EX.
The nonpositive estimate for ab_Nsh_turn indicates that while total short activity is an important determinant of the listing decision, nonexempt short activity is not.
The defaulted subsample has a negative Net income/Total assets ratio and has 45% companies with nonpositive net incomes.
A potential cycle for O is bad if it has a nonpositive score.
For a discussion of recurring theoretical debates about whether and how nonpositive law can "exist," see Lea Brilmayer, Untethered Norms After Erie Railroad Co.
DCG is likely to occur when a single craze is generated, for example, at low [DELTA]K and/or nonpositive stress ratio (R [less than or equal to] 0).
The nonpositive statements may be either negative or neutral in character so the rates for negativity may be lower than these percentages would initially suggest.
For the relationship between PAM stage and comorbidities, we report the posterior probability of a nonpositive or nonnegative association.
R]) is nonpositive, it will be useful to introduce a separate piece of notation for the payment -XT(R) > 0 that the agent receives at T in the state R = [R.