from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Equal distance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Equal distance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable Equal distance.
  • noun countable An equal distance.


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equi- +‎ distance


  • The media can hardly be blamed for inferring that equidistance is no longer the cri de coueur of the Lib Dems.

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  • The media can hardly be blamed for inferring that equidistance is no longer the cri de coueur of the Lib Dems.

    Horrorgate, the aftermath

  • Given that obviously the current leader of your country Sir Menzies Campbell has some important calculations to make, you famously moved your party away from what's called equidistance - going through the middle of the other parties and keeping a similar gap between both.

    What Paddy Really Thinks of Gordon

  • Posidonius gave certain definitions (notably of parallels, based on the idea of equidistance).

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  • From Canada's point of view, the point of contention in the Lincoln Sea dispute has been Denmark's inclusion of tiny Beaumont Island off Greenland's northwest coast in calculating the boundary, which is determined in that region by an "equidistance" principle that draws the line halfway between points along each country's coastline. Top Stories

  • What would you make of that "equidistance" if you were back in the palace watching it on CNN International?

    Cold Fury

  • And so, when the analysts had finished combing the speech, they would have concluded that the meta-message of his "equidistance" was a prostration before "stability" - an acceptance of the region's worst pathologies as a permanent feature of life.

    Cold Fury

  • Rather than protecting democracy in the Middle East, European Appeasement, camouflaged behind the fuzzy word "equidistance," now countenances suicide bombings in Israel by fundamentalist Palestinians.

    Pedestrian Infidel

  • Moreover, at a time when it has become a conventional wisdom that we are moving from a unipolar toward a multipolar world, would a measure of strategic equidistance between the recent and future powers not suit all the players?

    Dilemmas in the Security Review

  • Does this new dialogue signal a shift in Vietnam's policy from maintaining equidistance between the great powers to one of alignment with the U.S.?

    Vietnam's Defensive Diplomacy


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