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Definition of Periphery


  1. The outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface.
  2. The circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure.

Periphery Quotations

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
Warren Bennis

Yes, all fundamentalists feel that in a secular society, God has been relegated to the margin, to the periphery and they are all in different ways seeking to drag him out of that peripheral position, back to center stage.
Karen Armstrong

I'm a pessimist about the euro, but not about Europe. So the southern periphery, Spain, Italy, Greece, leave - Italy might be the first to go - and the rest stay. That will work just fine. But unless they want to give up democracy, I don't see greater fiscal union as the answer.
Tyler Cowen

I seem to have been everywhere in the last 30 years, maybe not in the epicenter but flying around the periphery of extraordinary events and equally extraordinary people.
Rupert Everett

Purchase items that can be made into several meals, like a whole roasted chicken, or bag of sweet potatoes, and shop the periphery of the grocery store, avoiding the middle aisles full of processed and higher-priced foods.
Cat Cora
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Periphery Translations

periphery in Danish is omfang
periphery in Dutch is buitenkant, cirkelomtrek
periphery in German is Peripherien, Peripherie
periphery in Italian is periferia, volume
periphery in Portuguese is periferia
periphery in Spanish is periferia, ambito, perimetro
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