Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of flexibility.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hence the skepticism that accompanies the announcement of these "flexibilities" to let private ingenuity contribute to solving the serious problems of our economy.

    Yoani Sanchez: When Life Imitates a Charlie Chaplin Movie... You Know You're in Cuba

  • Tariff cut "flexibilities" would not sufficiently protect workers and light industry.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "flexibilities" built into international trade agreements so as to make available a life-saving drug to its population through a process of compulsory licensing and compensation, it will find itself pilloried as a lawbreaker -- though it is not -- or punished through bilateral agreements.

    The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

  • Our new government has since clawed some of these flexibilities back over the last couple of years, so it will be interesting to see what happens to the unemployment rate.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Cost of our New Corporate State

  • During 2008 negotiations at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over the development of copyright flexibilities for the blind, France sought to end further consideration of a proposal brought by the World Blind Union (WBU) for the introduction of uniform global copyright limitations and exceptions for the benefit of vision-impaired users.

    Canada ‘top copyright pirate’ says US

  • Copyright flexibilities, together with innovative non-commercial licensing models, can also spur the production of new content, driven by users rather than multinational corporations, as found in the burgeoning digital ecosystem of mashups, remixes and user-generated content that is transforming cultural expression as we know it.

    Canada ‘top copyright pirate’ says US

  • In contrast, the introduction of flexibilities into copyright law, including exceptions and limitations for personal use of copyright material, along with, provisions that promote the development of the public domain, benefit not only consumers, but society as a whole.

    Canada ‘top copyright pirate’ says US

  • So to answer the discussion point, I would say that wages and prices would prolly not become substansially more flexible, merely because the social and political forces that work to remove certain kinds of flexibilities will still exist.

    Optimum Currency Areas, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "So to answer the discussion point, I would say that wages and prices would prolly not become substansially more flexible, merely because the social and political forces that work to remove certain kinds of flexibilities will still exist."

    Optimum Currency Areas, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Today, the Dutch are trying to introduce similar flexibilities into their systems, like building houses on pillars and finding places where flood waters can go and be stored.

    Archive 2010-08-01

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