polycentric


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pol·y·cen·tric

(pol'ē-sen'trik),
Having several centers.

polycentric

/poly·cen·tric/ (-sen´trik) having many centers.

polycentric

(pŏl′ē-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Having several central parts, as a chromosome with multiple centromeres.
n.
A polycentric chromosome.

pol′y·cen′trism n.

polycentric

(pŏl″ē-sĕn′trĭk) [″ + kentron, center]
The condition of having many centers.
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They explain that multinationals running on polycentric model allow their subsidiaries considerable measure of freedom with respect to decision making and personnel recruitment.
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polycentric connotes many centers of decision-making which are formally independent of each other.
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The Russian Chairmanship in the SCO in 2015 resulted in reaching the new cooperation level among the member states, observers and dialogue partners that to a larger extent will facilitate the organization image in improving close partnership between different cultures and civilizations and playing the role of the basis for forming a polycentric international system.
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Only when the North collaborates as a proper, polycentric urban system will it be able to act as a real counterweight to London and the South East.
This is linked to an objective process of forming a new and more polycentric and democratic system of international relations that should reflect a geographic and civilizational variety of the modern world, or in other words, a body that pretends to play the role of global management and that should reflect the world in which this body exists," he said.
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