isonomy


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isonomy

(aɪˈsɒnəmɪ)
n
1. (Law) the equality before the law of the citizens of a state
2. (Law) the equality of civil or political rights
isonomic, iˈsonomous adj

isonomy

the possession of equal political and legal rights by all citizens of a state.
See also: Politics
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Finally, isonomy (shared surnames) has little to do with outer-directed trawling.
Isinglass 1893 Owner-breeder Harry McCalmont Trainer Jimmy Jewitt, Newmarket Jockey Tommy Loates Sire Isonomy Triple Crown prize -money pounds 15,065 Ran 12 Won 11 Racing Post Historic Rating 138 Died 1911, aged 21 THE sixth Triple Crown winner, Isinglass was a champion in each of his four seasons and was beaten only once in his career.
It's also the opportunity for isonomy, equality of political rights.
Holding to structural isonomy (obeying related laws) with regard to the mind/brain issue involves specifying what is the focus of the issue.
PAUL Cole's King Solomon, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, landed the Listed Prix Isonomy at Saint-Cloud yesterday.
However, although the ideal of isonomy gave ample power to governments to deal with a wide range of actions to enhance human development, from safeguarding values and promoting equality to enhancing individual freedom, it has been on the decline for centuries, in all countries of the world including England.
But each had her specific concerns and optic: Arendt spoke of isonomy chastened by authority, and Weil of democracies tempered by moral or political absolutes.
Common 1891 Owner Sir Frederick Johnstone, Bt Breeder 1st Baron Alington Trainer John Porter, Kingsclere, Berkshire Jockey George Barrett Sire Isonomy Triple Crown prize -money pounds 14,060 Ran 5 Won 4 Racing Post Historic Rating 130 Died 1912, aged 24 THE greatest Triple Crown winner was succeeded by the worst as Common (RPHR 130) lived down to his name through his appearance and by proving himself a stone inferior to Ormonde.
6) For the meaning of isonomy and as it relates to democracy, see Hayek (1955).
Of the four great colts who won the Goodwood Cup in the 19th century, Priam (1831, 1832) and Harkaway (1838, 1839) triumphed in the race twice; Isonomy (1879) was the first to achieve the stayers' Triple Crown; and St Simon (1884) was by no means unusual in winning the race as a three-year-old.
In the Prix Isonomy, Electrelane justified Ralph Beckett's decision to step up to Listed company for her second start when finishing fourth to the German-trained Al Shamar.