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foreignness

a characteristic required for antigens, to be recognized as not a normal self constituent.
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Such an anxiety about the construction of these multiple feminine figures, designed by a human rather than divine architect, ultimately resolves with a trick that lifts the veneer of foreignness to expose a thoroughly native core.
Editor Mariann Larsen Pehrzon presents students, academics, and researchers with a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on the ongoing cultural debate surrounding conceptions of nativeness and foreignness in the EU.
Multinational firms face the liability of foreignness (LOFs) when establishing subsidiaries abroad.
A sampling of topics: under-appreciated externalities of multinationals on host countries, a theoretical framework for examining societal-level institutional change, advantages of foreignness and the benefits of creative institutional deviance, international subsidiary management and environmental constraints (the case for indigenization), and understanding institutional plurality in multinational enterprises.
Though that decision often emphasizes the foreignness of a text without expanding its linguistic range, here it is employed strategically, with a special focus on words coined during the Italian colonialization of Somalia.
T]he plague was a cataclysm on which people piled meanings: treachery foreignness sanctity and faithlessness dying for ones religion obeying (or rebelling against) authority and of course the fecklessness of nature.
Kublai was trying to ingratiate himself with the Chinese, playing down the foreignness of his dynasty to win over his subjects," he added.
Morimura's personalizing approach attempts to explain the foreignness of modern Western art to a Japanese audience while pointing out his otherness in the European aesthetic context.
Working with classically trained actors from the National Theater of Bergen and the Norwegian Theater of Oslo, the director has heightened the foreignness of their native Norwegian language by drawing out the vowel sounds into an otherworldly dialect that's downright eerie.
There's the painful sunburn, the prominence of alcohol wherever he or she may be - and of course loud, vocal disparagement of the beds, the views, the food and generally the unashamed foreignness of it all.
An analysis of foreignness in the work of Virginia Woolf is complicated by the ambivalent feelings about home that one finds there.
But I was uninterested in having someone in such proximity who would emphasise my own foreignness - a predicament that I was already at the age of nine trying my best to avoid.