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predicate (something) upon (something else)

To base, establish, or found something on some argument, fact, circumstance, etc. Often used in passive constructions. You shouldn't predicate your decision on the reputation of his previous employer. Our country's legal system is predicated on the assumption that all men and women are equal in the eyes of the law.
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predicate (something) on (something else)

To base, establish, or found something on some argument, fact, circumstance, etc. Often used in passive constructions. You shouldn't predicate your decision on the reputation of his previous employer. Our country's legal system is predicated on the assumption that all men and women are equal in the eyes of the law.
See also: on, predicate

predicate something (up)on something

to base something on something. There is no need to predicate my promotion upon the effectiveness of my secretary! You can hardly predicate the picnic on the weather, can you?
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In addition, the passage of RA 10365 strengthened the AMLA of 2001, as amended, with additional predicate offenses in accordance with FATF-designated categories of offenses.
The seven charges in the SRC International Sdn Bhd's RM42 million case involves one count of abuse of position, three counts of criminal breach of trust and three counts of money-laundering - with the former two considered the predicate offences out of which the alleged money-laundering arose from.
By requiring knowledge that the funds are the proceeds of a predicate offence and are therefore illegitimate, under such a reading of the law, money laundering offences in Egypt can only be sustained by proving the predicate offence, either by adducing a certificate of conviction or evidence to satisfy the judge of the existence of the predicate offence, such as a confession.
Beazer also argues that his February 11, 2013 conviction for Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, should not be considered a predicate offense under ACCA.
In a response to the 510(k) Modernization effort announcement, AdvaMed's president and CEO Scott Whitaker specifically commented on the concern with a predicate device's age.
What I like most about the book, apart from its brilliant content, is the way both subject and predicate chapters were written from a subjective and predicative angle.
Because the Act requires three predicate offenses and Hodge had only two, the government agreed and recommended resentencing.
The dominant position is that this is so because vague predicates--like "x is a good runner" and "x is fast"--do not draw sharp boundaries between cases where the predicate applies and all the rest.
In its decision, the court said the question was whether the predicate offence should be defined in the details of the offence, considering that the prosecution had chosen to file a money laundering charge only without the corresponding charge on the predicate offence -- in this case, the act of theft.
A bank account that topped the single P500,000 deposit does not obligate a bank to automatically report to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for investigation if there is no predicate crime such as graft and corruption, piracy or illegal drug trafficking, he added.
[First, the alleged violations of AMLA, there will be violations if there are predicate crimes.
From different version of databases, the predicative logic can extract common features or differences, based on predicate dependency and rule predicate graphs, for example.
Thus, the different possibilities of MR assignment will account for different syntactic realizations following the selection principles of the actor-undergoer hierarchy (Figure 2), which, for instance, predicts that the first argument of an activity predicate will be the default actor--do' (x, ...)--or that the only argument of a state predicate--pred' (x)--will be assigned the macrorole of undergoer:
OBSERVATION SERVICE (OS) which receives the predicate from the Context Manager.
A central part of the contrast challenge is then to explain how the predicate "good" manages to refer to the non-natural property of goodness instead of the underlying necessarily coinstantiated property of being [D.sub.1], [D.sub.2]...