Mutually Exclusive


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Mutually Exclusive

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The IRS National Office concluded that the taxpayer's first option of maintaining the status quo was mutually exclusive but that not much of the cost at issue was attributable to that option.
In this sense, the parting of the ways "did not have to be" in terms of a mutually exclusive arrangement of mutual expulsion.
Stratification: The classification of all persons, units, or elements of interest into comprehensive, mutually exclusive categories (strata).
So, measurement and nonprofit success are not a priori mutually exclusive.
The major problem with age related categories is that they are not mutually exclusive, therefore people may take on behaviors generally thought to be in one age category while chronologically being in another age, or they may lack distinguishing characteristics in one category as their age increases.
Today's jazz choreographers believe that art and entertainment don't have to be mutually exclusive, but how they reconcile the two differs in the voices they choose.
Judging behavior and attempting to understand it are not, as some would have it, mutually exclusive. Choosing the route of irresponsibility--"Well, who am I to judge?"--likely stems from moral weakness rather than from appropriate humility.
In the same way, when used at the right time and place, all modalities have benefit and none are mutually exclusive (i.e.
Faith and liberalism are not mutually exclusive: Indeed, my religious convictions lead me to believe in the role of government to improve the lives of its citizens.
The fact that these concepts are mutually exclusive is what has caused trouble for many foundries over the years, especially jobbing foundries.
Though government officials involved in Peru's trade negotiations insist that the bilateral and multi-country deals are not mutually exclusive, picking sides is many times part of a negotiating process, says Jean Paul Chabaneix, a partner at the Rodrigo, Elias y Medrano law firm.
These positions are not mutually exclusive, but rather highly compatible.

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