periphery, fringe, outer boundary(noun)
the outside boundary or surface of something
The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.
The suburbs are a city's periphery
A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.
Origin: From periferie, from peripherie, from peripheria, from περιφέρεια, from περιφερής, from περιφέρω, from περί + φέρω.
the outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface
the circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure
Origin: [L. peripheria, Gr. perife`reia; peri` around + fe`rein to bear, carry: cf. F. priphrie.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pe-rif′ėr-i, n. (geom.) the circumference of a circle or of any closed figure: the outside of anything generally.—adjs. Periph′eral, Peripher′ic, -al. [L.—Gr. peri, around, pherein, to carry.]
The numerical value of periphery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of periphery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The more that people from the periphery go and vote, the greater the number of votes there will be for Likud.
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.
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.
The Internet does not represent the State of Israel or the people of Israel. (It is) biased strongly toward Tel Aviv, people who are in the periphery ... and have a stronger tendency to vote Likud are, I think, very poorly represented.
Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.
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- udkant, periferiDanish
- iomallScottish Gaelic
- buitenkant, periferieDutch
- периферия, окраинаRussian
- etraf, periferi, civar, çevre, dolayTurkish
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