from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low level details required.
- n. The ability of the heart muscles to contract independently of each other when separated or in unison when reattached in whole or in groups
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being automatic; automatic action.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
My recollection is that all those who spoke, including the UK representative, but excluding Negroponte of the US, accepted that there was no "automaticity" - ie that the matter would have to be considered further before military steps were taken.
Study co-author Chen-Bo Zhong told the Financial Post that "logos or other situational cues all have the same type of effect of" automaticity "-- [triggering] regulatory behaviour that is beyond our control."
The Russian government, the French government believing that they have enough assurances that there is no so-called automaticity, no trigger immediately for a U.S. military attack.
-- We heard loud and clear during the negotiations the concerns about "automaticity" and "hidden triggers" - the concern that on a decision so crucial we should not rush into military action; that on a decision so crucial any Iraqi violations should be discussed by the Council.
On 8 November 2002, immediately after the adoption of Security Council resolution 1441, Russia, the People's Republic of China, and France issued a joint statement declaring that Council Resolution 1441 did not authorize any "automaticity" in the use of force against Iraq, and that a further Council resolution was needed were force to be used.
Along with misspelling Alex I forgot to mention 'There is no "automaticity" in this Resolution.'
If you're right, then the resolution would involve "automaticity": force could lawfully be used on the 9th November 2002.
If accurate, though, these 70+% numbers suggest that more--and more deftly handled--statesmanship may well have been able to win UN, or at least NATO, approval for a second resolution with "automaticity".
Much of what we think of as spontaneous behavior actually contains a significant degree of what’s called automaticity.
Much of what we think of as spontaneous behaviors actually contain a significant degree of what’s called automaticity.
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