Meaning of EXPLANATORY in English

EXPLANATORY

adjective

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■ NOUN

factor

Marxism's main flaw is its insistence on economics and the economic category of class as the one fundamental explanatory factor .

As an example of the kinds of subtle relationships that exist among different explanatory factors , the Appendix reconsiders the 1976 data.

To investigate relations between sets of possible explanatory factors and each outcome variable a stepwise multiple linear regression analysis was used.

Primary explanatory factors considered were birth weight, gestational age, gender, and treatment group.

Only by comparing across the presence and absence of outcomes can the importance of explanatory factors be determined.

In any case, shortage of profits is quite implausible as an explanatory factor .

framework

Beginning with the phenomena of sense, and by the use of our explanatory framework , we form hypotheses about their causes.

Often, it deploys explanatory frameworks taken from traditional and egalitarian feminist psychology.

With hindsight this explanatory framework often seems inadequate, inappropriate, and inconsistent.

Even within this explanatory framework , little useful understanding will be obtained without first studying the problem at many different levels.

leaflet

Details of the Scheme are outlined in the explanatory leaflet which you will receive in due course.

This explanatory leaflet provides a brief description of changes made to the original design since September 1978.

A colourful explanatory leaflet is available from all national park outlets and most responsible mountain bike shops in the area.

note

This should be annotated with explanatory notes for clarification.

power

The explanatory power of concepts can he enhanced if they are applied in contexts with which the comparativist is most familiar.

A major factor with significant explanatory power for both participation and intensity is the leisure orientation of the consumer.

We regard such a theory as providing us, as anthropologists, with a concept of useful explanatory power .

Fama also tested for changes in the model's explanatory power over time.

As the philosopher van Fraassen asks, what has explanatory power got to do with truth?

The number of relevant factors and their explanatory power changed between sub-periods.

His theory is then, relatively limited in its explanatory power .

And as such they have no causal or explanatory power of their own.

statement

The explanatory statement often takes the form of a letter from the financial advisers of the target and the bidder jointly.

survey

Unfortunately, in a number of respects explanatory surveys failed to match up to the strict requirements of the logic required.

In most cases of explanatory surveys it is perhaps less appropriate to speak of samples at all in the strict sense.

What explanatory surveys require are cases which possess characteristics relevant to the problem of the research.

theory

It allows us to record the principal ideas, key concepts, competing explanatory theories and illustrations used. 5.

What was the nature of this work, and what was the explanatory theory at its gut?

variable

The models may be extended to include observable explanatory variables and simultaneity can be allowed for as in econometric models.

This more detailed and individualistic approach facilitates more accurate linkages between explanatory variables and the political behavior of gladiators.

The definitions of the other explanatory variables are obvious.

The relevant explanatory variables are listed in Table 5.1.

A detailed case study approach is also called for by the nature of the explanatory variables that will be proposed.

Secondly, several explanatory variables were difficult to measure and were only measured at one point in time.

The response variable thus provides the proportions, and the explanatory variable the categories.

The work characteristics and social support were more likely to have been misclassified than some of the other explanatory variables .

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The information desk has maps and explanatory pamphlets.

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A detailed case study approach is also called for by the nature of the explanatory variables that will be proposed.

As an example of the kinds of subtle relationships that exist among different explanatory factors, the Appendix reconsiders the 1976 data.

Marxism's main flaw is its insistence on economics and the economic category of class as the one fundamental explanatory factor.

The explanatory power of concepts can he enhanced if they are applied in contexts with which the comparativist is most familiar.

The distinction between descriptive research and explanatory research is often very blurred.

These lessons were contained in revisions to the constitution and in the explanatory legislation that codified its clauses.

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