territoriality


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ter·ri·to·ri·al·i·ty

(ter'i-tō'rē-al'i-tē),
1. The tendency of individuals or groups to defend a particular domain or sphere of interest or influence.
2. The tendency of an individual animal to define a finite space as its own habitat from which it will fight off trespassing animals of its own species.

territoriality

[ter′itôr′ē·al′itē]
an emotional attachment to and defense of certain areas related to one's existence. Humans and animals generally establish a claim to or occupy a defined or undefined area over which they can maintain some degree of control.
The relatively stationary zones and invisible boundaries that regulate interaction

ter·ri·to·ri·al·i·ty

(ter'i-tōr'ē-al'i-tē)
1. The tendency of individuals or groups of people to defend a particular domain or sphere of interest or influence.
2. The tendency of an individual animal to define a finite space as its own habitat from which it will fight off trespassing animals of its own species.

territoriality

see territorial aggression.
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In general, we aimed to use a territoriality perspective to resolve the dilemma of how to translate idea generation into idea implementation by answering two research questions: (1) What is the relationship between territoriality and idea implementation?
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flaws in the territoriality doctrine; and third, to suggest alternative
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Their expansive and creative conceptions of territoriality must contend with those of others who believe that the silver they dig from the ground will put food on the table.
91) The territoriality doctrine comports with the traditional lex loci delecti approach to conflicts of laws, which was promulgated by Joseph Story and Professor Joseph Beale and codified in the First Restatement of Conflicts.
The relationship between food availability, space use and territoriality in Akodon azarae (Rodentia, Cricetidae).
As the commissioners prepare to adopt this serious decision - on which the fate of our films is hanging, because without public support and the territoriality rules it entails our films will no longer be made - we ask them to make every effort to strike a balanced solution.
It prefers water holes rather than open spaces, and does not show signs of territoriality with individual areas overlapping each other.
Published behavioral information for the remaining two monotypic genera is limited to brief descriptions of spawning in Garmanella (Richter, 1975; Loiselle, 1981) and a comment on breeding territoriality in males of Cualac (Seegers, 2000).
For analytic purposes, we divide these mechanisms into Land Use, Natural Surveillance, Target Hardening, Territoriality and Permeability, Physical Disorder, Crime Attractors/Reducers, and Density.