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  • v. Present participle of enmesh.


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  • There was a good deal of "enmeshing" there, too, as the majority Black population served as an endless supply of cheap labour for the white elite, and was too populous in any case to be banished holus-bolus to the bantustans.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • She now oversees a team of people dedicated to enmeshing politicians, celebrities, producers and programmers in this particular bit of the web.

    How Twitter saved event TV

  • Whereas Chinese sabre-rattling in the mid-1990s ultimately achieved very little politically, this is about enmeshing the two economies in such a way that Taiwan's future is tied to China's.

    Why Taiwan Will Fail

  • The rationale for enmeshing a rising China in a system of global rules breaks down if Beijing violates those rules with impunity.

    China's Rare Earths Gambit

  • All these procedures are deeply familiar to European leaders, but rather new to the Asian and American leaders whom they are carefully enmeshing in this new structure.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • By enmeshing the states in these regions in security alliances that it dominates and obviating their need to develop air and naval forces with global reach (ensuring, for instance, the safe flow of oil from the Persian Gulf), Washington has prevented potential great powers from pursuing autonomous and, so the thinking goes, possibly destabilizing policies.


  • Its "golden handcuffs" approach of finding wives for captured terrorists and enmeshing them in a web of personal, financial, religious and professional obligations once released is regarded as pioneering.

    Militants teach jihad in Indonesian prisons

  • By recognizing that how China uses its military, rather than just how how bit or expensive it is, is an important variable, the Obama administration is not only taking into account an important consideration (the desirability of enmeshing the Chinese government deeper into the international community, and having more resources to draw on for peacekeeping and other collective international missions), but is promoting peace.

    Matthew Yglesias » QDR on China

  • In continuing his reflection on being fired, Jobs described the enmeshing of faith, love, our calling, and joy: Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick.

    Rev. Jim Ball: The Faithfulness Of Steve Jobs

  • One of the most controversial was the Jefferson Memorial, enmeshing the panel in the "battle of the styles."

    U.S. Commission of Fine Arts achieves better architecture through review process


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