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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of externalize.


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  • The other big factor at play here is that the price we typically pay for meat at restaurants and markets is significantly lower than the true cost, for two key reasons: Meat production is heavily subsidized, and the environmental impacts are externalized from the price.

    In Denial About Meat « PubliCola

  • All user interface text (menus, command windows, pop-up messages, prompts in this case) are externalized from the program code.

    New MediaMax breakthrough!

  • "Cambodians lived in a culture which, I think, we call externalized -- people who just believe something outside controls their life," says Samorn.

    Chicago Reader

  • But because the industry's conventional accounting method adds up only dollars, not energy — or, for that matter, any so-called externalized costs, such as resource depletion, pollution, or the demise of farmers — agribusiness is wrongly deemed "efficient."

    'Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World'

  • But while the desegregation of the American South was the political -- what Dr. King called the externalized political goal of the civil rights movement, the broader goal, as he and she so often said, was the establishment of the beloved community.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2006

  • Like Louisiana's fishermen, Nigerians -- such as the 30 million people sustained by Niger Delta fisheries, and the recently impacted Ibeno fishing community -- bear the brunt of "externalized" costs, in silence.

    Regulating The Offshore Oil Catch

  • Because it's cheap relative to other sources of power that can be expanded And because substantial indirect costs of coal are "externalized" which is economist-speak for "not paid by the producer".

    Craig K. Comstock: Green Coal

  • Readers will not see any mention of the massive "externalized" social, environmental, cultural and political costs of Chiang's touted "economic miracle" or the ever-present institutional corruption of the KMT party-state which later surfaced in its possession of over NT$200 billion in "ill-gotten" party assets.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • These are people who have accomplished everything most of us think would make us happy, but have often "externalized" their "Self"--that is, created an external image that allows them to accomplish their dreams by evoking powerful responses from the public.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • In fact, I realized that I had lost control over Shadow sometime back and was now simply proceeding in a linear fashion across this landscape, trapped m a kind of externalized narcissim by the spectacle ....

    The Courts of Chaos


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