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complementary

(kŏm′plə-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē)
adj.
1. Of or relating to complementary medicine.
2. Genetics Of or relating to a group of genes that act in concert to produce a specific phenotype.
3. Biochemistry Of or relating to the specific pairing of the purines and pyrimidines between strands of a DNA or an RNA molecule.

com′ple·men′ta·ri·ly (-tə-rə-lē, -trə-lē, -mĕn-târ′ə-lē) adv.
com′ple·men′ta·ri·ness n.

complementary

Of a NUCLEOTIDE or nucleotide sequence the base, or bases, of which can link to one or more other bases to form a BASE PAIR or a sequence of base pairs.

Complementary

Something that serves to fill out or complete something else.
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* the outside (background) of the logo, being the same colour as the centre, points to the unity and complementariness of such seeming polar "opposites" as: inside and outside; background and foreground; me and God; self and Self; spirit [43] and Spirit [44]; atman and Brahman; Everything and Nothing; being and non-being; Being and Non-Being...
But catchwords and talking points reappeared in various contexts as if they were credible and legitimate, as did the complementariness and equivalences of entire logics regarding external enemies, Manichean membership categories, and the understanding of the historical situation.
This then allows us to eliminate those elements in the training offer structure which do not fit and to provide complementariness of selected topics, that is the spheres of supplemented knowledge.
In "Episteme and Literary Canon: A Parallel between Michel Foucault and Harold Bloom" Simona Dr!gan equates Foucault's theory of the "episteme"--which refers to the possibility of scientific knowledge--with Bloom's conception of the "canon"--which pertains to the realm of literature and is applied in support of the idea of "great books." Dr!gan parallels historical periods into which both concepts are divided, argues for complementariness, and concludes in favor of the reliability of the literary canon.
The doctrine of Aristotle is characterized by the affirmation of a non-exclusive complementariness among the different meanings of "to be." Hurtado offers a map of the paths of ontology, distinguishing five branches of this network of ontological paths: pure ontology, higher ontology, transcendental ontology, categorial ontology, and regional ontology.
Strategic thinking versus strategic planning: towards understanding the complementariness. Management Decision, 45 (5): 456-462.
When taken together the discrepancies, similarities and complementariness of observer-ratings and self-ratings for personality assessments, it is ideal to adopt a combined approach to yield valid personality assessments.
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So far as SOE reform is concerned, this adventurism found manifestation in, inter alia, (i) subjecting the entire SOE production plans to uncertainty by making the demarcation between the plan and dogovor parts arbitrary, unclear, and poorly enforced, (ii) rash introduction of the worker management system without adequate prior experimentation and without any anticipation of possible worker-management conflict, (iii) introduction of LoC without adequate complementariness with the LSE, etc and without consideration to the possibility of a premature turf war between SOEs and newly formed cooperatives, (iv) prematurely calling for family farms instead of patiently implementing the feasible zueno reform, etc.
The following principles apply to the work of the Network: ownership by SEE countries; partnership approach; equal involvement of SEE countries; equal distribution of activities and resources; sustainability (commitment by SEE ministries of health to project implementation at national level, capacity-building and mobilizing of resources for further expansion); complementariness and continuity (which implies building up ongoing plans, projects, and continuous investments); maximum of 30% of funds allocated to management; decentralization of resources; and transparency and accountability.
This process is necessary for a political/ethical project of a polycentric, multicultural Europe built upon the complementariness of the other to the self and the self to the other, assuming, that is, that Europe is willing to accept its condition of "tramonto" (168).