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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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This explains why being cosmopolitan is not about erasing the identity of the individual -- his or her history, culture and background -- but rather commemorating the idea that there are different, "local ways" of being human, Beros notes.
Professor Brimm has interviewed Global Cosmopolitans at different life stages and has garnered insights from those on the front line of the global economy.
Cosmopolitan Philippines has taken down the edited photos in their Instagram page.
If the figure of the cosmopolitan suggests an upper or middle class liberal persona, then the recent articulations of global culture are well beyond those relatively restricted limits, extending the imagined community of participants quite broadly across the planet and throughout all social strata.
In Cyprus the church was very cosmopolitan and kept its position of privilege literally by 'rendering to Caesar what was Caesar's.' The archbishop was made head of his community -- an ethnarch -- that enabled him to assist with the collection of taxes.
In contrast to the standard, national-allegorical reading of Periquillo's oriental excursion, this article examines the novel's largely overlooked cosmopolitan detour in the fourth volume.
In general, it can be argued that modernista cosmopolitans harbor a utopian view of world literature and "posit a world of undifferentiated symmetric relations among equivalent literary cultures" (125).
Thus, while there is a growing body of research exemplars in classrooms embracing a global, cosmopolitan disposition, there remains a natural tension around trying to transform local conditions that need attention while being open to the potential for global, world citizenship, particularly around human rights issues.
In division one Clwb Cymric dominated the first half against Cardiff Cosmopolitan and missed a few clear cut chances, with Iwan Price the midfield maestro missing a golden opportunity on the half-hour mark with a quality diving header from a wonderful cross from Osian Lloyd.
Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) on Thursday announced that it has reached an agreement with Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII to sell Nevada Property 1 LLC, the owner of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
So, just who is a Cosmopolitan? When we hear the term, we often think of wealthy jet-setters and educated, urbane elites.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has booked net losses of USD298.3m for the first three years, AFR says.