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Qualitative

Describing economic, market and other research not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative factors are based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative factors may include management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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Subtle clinical disease was observed in some of the mice; four mice had ruffled fur for [greater than or equal to] 3 days, including mouse 12, which had qualitatively high levels of gRNA and sgRNA in its lung (Figure 1B).
Therefore, individual funds that are required to be presented as major funds have passed a quantitative test that ordains them as "material" in addition governments may choose to present other funds separately, based on the concept that some may be considered by management to be significant qualitatively to financial statement users even if they are not significant quantitatively.
Qualitatively, a similar result is obtained when CB is subjected to post-treatment with only traces of some chemicals.
The day may come, however (whether the dictionaries acknowledge it or not), when Deus ex machina becomes a loaded phrase reflecting the way in which society's fascination with technology, combined with its increasingly damning opinion of itself, has obscured the Divine source of human genius--when the mind, functioning at peak performance, is regarded as nothing more than a self-generating well-oiled machine, not qualitatively different from a network of silicon circuits.
And to know your reader's interests, you have to research them, quantitatively and qualitatively.
While the mountain may look qualitatively different from the ant hill, the process of achieving it was a gradual, quantitative one.
Racist speech [is] qualitatively different," says critical race theorist Mari J.
When communication skills are impaired, one is left qualitatively less human.
While incidental private benefit (both qualitatively and quantitatively) may occur, and indeed some private benefit is found in all hospital-physician relationships, H's arrangement exceeded "the bounds of prohibited private benefit.
The various authors contend with answers to such probing questions as: Are gifted learners qualitatively different from individuals who are not gifted?
Befriending an Elephant: Partnering with Global Giants" by Paul Magelli, co-founder and CEO of Apertio and a 20-year veteran of the telecom and software industries, advises small firms looking to partner with a much larger global company to overcome the inequality in size/strength by finding a unique niche they can fill and then proving their value, both quantitatively and qualitatively.
The Turkmen President said : "This will be an important event in the history of fruitful bilateral relations, which in recent years have reached a qualitatively new level and have significantly enriched in content.

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