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cos·mo·pol·i·tan

(koz'mō-pol'i-tan),
In the biologic sciences, a term denoting worldwide distribution.
[G. kosmos, universe, + polis, city-state]

cos·mo·pol·i·tan

(koz'mō-pol'i-tăn)
biologic sciences A term denoting worldwide distribution.
[G. kosmos, universe, + polis, city-state]
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Even as such anxieties emerge, they are re-cathected in a utopian form, reinscribed along a liberatory and progressive axis so that stateless subjectivity and cosmopolitian affiliation become forms of a conceptual idealism that even today, she argues, "can provide meaningful alternative versions of community" (3).
Instead, even New York's snobbish and cosmopolitian food hounds, long accustomed to the best French cooking in the New World, seek out his American creations with their typical conspicuous abandon.
From Helen Gurley Brown, whose Cosmopolitian magazine is a friendly venue for tobacco ads, the book offers this choice quote: "Having come from the advertising world myself," Ms.