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cosmopolite

(kŏz-mŏp′ə-līt′)
n.
1. A cosmopolitan person: a true cosmopolite—a Renaissance man.
2. Ecology An organism found in most parts of the world.

cos·mop′o·lit′ism (-lī-tĭz′əm, -lĭ-tĭz′-) n.
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De maniere complementaire a l'enquete quantitative, les entretiens s'attardaient sur la reflexivite et le caractere ouvert, contradictoire, reversible de la construction d'un rapport cosmopolite au monde.
Dora d'Istria, grande intellectuelle cosmopolite se penche sur les destinees des peuples balkaniques, chante la liberte des peuples, l'emancipation et la dignite des femmes, et se fait le chevalier errant de l'Independance des chretiens d'Orient, des Valaques et des Hellenes, ecrit Charles Yriarte.
We developed the concept relying on the great thoughts of Goce Delcev (I understand the world as a field for cultural contest) or Koco Racin (If I didn't build a home, the whole world is my home), wishing to emphasize the cosmopolite spirit of Macedonians," Projkovski said.
Sa conclusion est des plus interessantes, car elle souleve un des enjeux majeurs de la litterature sur ce concept, c'est-adire la tension qui existe entre l'etre cosmopolite nomade, sans attaches ni responsabilites, et l'etre <<local>> sedentaire, borne et enracine.
Pour ce faire, nous commencerons par une breve caracterisation du multiculturalisme cosmopolite et du multiculturalisme pluraliste (section II).
Having traveled to become a minority in a cross-cultural context, individuals may arrive at Cross' encounter (Hardiman's passive and active acceptance) stage, whereby the academic cosmopolite realizes socio-cultural differences and their minority status.
Omniscient and perceptive, from her "estate," Johnson's cosmopolite is at once homeless and at home in the world; she is "of alien blood" yet a "scion of fused strength" (13, 15).
Enfin, a partir des notions d'urbanite et de civilite comme attitudes de confort face a l'Etranger defini comme inconnu et comme etrange, le theme de la ville cosmopolite permettra de mettre de l'avant une serie de problematiques soulevees par la cohabitation interethnique dans la ville d'aujourd'hui, et notamment dans la metropole montrealaise.
Ashton, a cosmopolite, fluent in Spanish and French, and a great mimic and storyteller, seems to have rivaled our own Arianna Stassinopoulos Hufffington in the social-climbing department.
Guiraldes was a wealthy cosmopolite who traveled widely, but in this novel he draws on his childhood experiences at La Portena, his family's ranch in Buenos Aires province.
Gmiraldes was a wealthy cosmopolite who traveled widely, but, in this novel, he draws on his childhood experiences at La Portena, his family ' s ranch in Buenos Aires province.
Java technology allows users to download personalized third party applications such as TimeOut City Guides and Cosmopolite Business Guides for facts about countries, and a Financial Times news application for keeping up with the latest business news*.