Definitions for peripherypəˈrɪf ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. periphery, fringe, outer boundary(noun)

    the outside boundary or surface of something

Wiktionary

  1. periphery(Noun)

    The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.

    The suburbs are a city's periphery

  2. periphery(Noun)

    A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.

  3. Origin: From periferie, from peripherie, from peripheria, from περιφέρεια, from περιφερής, from περιφέρω, from περί + φέρω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Periphery(noun)

    the outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface

  2. Periphery(noun)

    the circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure

  3. Origin: [L. peripheria, Gr. perife`reia; peri` around + fe`rein to bear, carry: cf. F. priphrie.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miri Regev:

    The more that people from the periphery go and vote, the greater the number of votes there will be for Likud.

  2. Fahd Rachidy:

    Extrapolating the Chinese situation to infer that investors favour the periphery over the core is a bit far-fetched.

  3. England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe:

    We're not seeing signs of that at the moment. Financial markets are not showing there is contagion or spreading of those risks to the periphery.

  4. Michael Landesmann:

    The periphery and lower income regions are not linked to cross-border production networks. That is not easily reversible and it's not just an exchange rate issue.

  5. Iwao Matsumoto:

    We had invested in U.S., core European and Australian bonds but this year we want to expand into debt of countries at the periphery of these core regions rated triple B or above.

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