three-fourths


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Synonyms for three-fourths

three of four equal parts

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When the declaration requires approval of three-fourths of the owners, for example, does this mean the matter needs to be approved by owners of three-fourths of the units by number?
By 2015, Goldsby was in the midst of serving the life-sentence portion of his prison term when he filed a motion seeking to take advantage of the "three-fourths rule" a Missouri law dating to 1865 that allowed prisoners to be released for good behavior after serving three-fourths of their sentence.
Alvarez also stood by his opinion that the House could propose changes to the constitution even without the Senate for as long as they would have the votes of three-fourths of all the members of Congress.
Some measures need the presence of at least 21 councilors - three-fourths of the present number of 26 legislators - for approval.
Article XVII Section 1 (1) of the 1987 Constitution, provides that 'any amendment to, or revision of, this Constitution may be proposed by the Congress, upon a vote of three-fourths of all its members.'
In order to amend the Bulgarian Constitution, the Borisov government will need to have three-fourths of the MPs, or 180 MPs, to vote in favor of the motion in three different votes.
On a show of hands, eighteen voted In favour of "Pour up and down." No audible dissent came from the many who voted against It, but the amendment was declared lost as a three-fourths majority was required for an alteration of the particular rule.
Roughly three-fourths of the participants getting a full dose of the new drug eltrombopag (Promacta) experienced a rise in platelets sufficient to restore healthy clotting, he says.
All that now stood between the South and this watershed amendment becoming a part of the Constitution was ratification by three-fourths of the state legislatures.
According to a traditionalist website (www.tradio.com), the opposition comes from the priests and supporters of the SSPX, three-fourths of whom oppose any dialogue with Rome.
The September 1906 issue of Best's Review reported that nearly three-fourths of the insurance losses from the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire had been adjusted and paid.
About three-fourths of the respondents said they are using non-price incentives to boost sales and limit cancellations.
Three-fourths of individuals who know that they have genital herpes either abstain from vaginal sex or always use condoms when they have symptoms, but only one-fifth do so when they are free of symptoms.
Moreover, the report concluded, three-fourths of small businesses perform no formal information security planning to counter these threats.