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Argument

On a computer, information that the user enters in response to the requirements of a program. The program can only continue to function once the user has entered the argument. This is common in spreadsheet programs.
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For most employers, 45 working days would be long enough to decide whether they consider a pay equity claim arguable. However, a small number of employers may need more time.
When there is no "arguable question of professional duty," a subordinate lawyer must adhere to the rules of professional conduct, even if it conflicts with instructions from a supervising lawyer.
(2) My review is even more arguable when I praise and indeed celebrate what could be called chaos and anarchy in standards for college-level writing.
Lord Justice Dyson and Mr Justice Griffith Williams ruled it was "arguable" that the coroner had gone wrong in law over the question whether Hogan had a "criminal intent" to harm his children, or whether his disturbed state of mind made that impossible.
The judge said that, had Healey been sentenced today under current rules, it was arguable that he would deserve a "whole life" tariff, given the seriousness of his crimes.
But in many parts of the country, including New York City, it's arguable that swelling prices are being driven by legitimate economic factors.
If a spouse has a separate foreign account, it is arguable that the taxpayer could treat it as separate from his or her own accounts, even though the couple files a joint return.
They are presented to illustrate the argument on Washington as a unifier and to support a provocative claim: "It is arguable that he was the penman of the American Revolution" (89).
The court found that "arguable probable cause" exists if either it was objectively reasonable for an officer to believe that probable cause existed, or if officers of reasonable competence could disagree on whether the probable cause test was met.
While these points are arguable, the old managerial maxim is still valid: "People are our most important asset." But it's not enough to gather a talented team.
They're mandatory for consumer mailings but arguable for business titles and not important enough to be worth testing.