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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

While other industries have suffered, the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery, thereby creating more jobs.
Louise Slaughter

There are several patients - there are thousands of patients, tens of thousands of patients, that carry either a stimulator in the brain or in the periphery, in the inner ear, to restore neurological functions or to control diseases like Parkinson's disease.
Miguel Nicolelis

China is the big economic engine in Asia, so what happens is, as China growth expands, these countries in the periphery of China, whether it be Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, they end up growing with China because they become big exporters.
Gary Cohn
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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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