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remote

at a distance.

remote cause
predisposing cause.
remote sensing
perceiving or measuring change in physical or chemical parameters from a distance.
remote treatment
see injection collar.
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Wolves were fairly common in the remoter parts of France up to the beginning of the C20th.
There was a growing fear of crime in the remoter areas but the Government had provided ``significant funds'' to improve rural policing, he said.
Satellite broadband is used in remoter parts of the region where a conventional connection by telephone line or cable cannot be maintained.
Carmen Corwen Pavilion LIVE opera may well be a rare occasion in the remoter parts of North Wales but the reception for the Garden Opera Company's magnificent version of Bizet's Carmen proved there is an audience keen to soak up the culture.
The remoter areas of Wales should play to their strengths, such as their remoteness.
Campaign veterans arriving on railway platforms in the remoter parts of the country can tell in a jiffy whether things are running smoothly.
Contested elections are more likely for town councils and in suburban parishes, whilst remoter rural councils are more likely to fill all available seats without a ballot.
It takes walkers into the remoter areas and their spending helps local shops and services, and they enjoy the national park.
Of course cynics (likeme) will suppose small- scale on - farm burial will continue in remoter areas because no-one will ever know.
The 16 team members - including one woman, 23-year-old second-lieutenant Sarah Piesse, from Colwyn Bay, Conwy - are also charting the areas they go to, as no maps exist in some of the remoter parts.
Over-regulation; increasing costs of running businesses in remoter areas; a shortage of affordable rural housing for families and staff; a planning system which sometimes appears inflexible and anti-enterprise; rural crime and fly-tipping.
The document suggests the network of one to four small airports could serve the remoter parts of Wales, which are more than three hours from major airports in Manchester, Birmingham or London.