interdepartmental love

interdepartmental

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Involving or representing different departments, as of a business, academic institution, or government.

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  • adjective Between departments; to do with the connection of departments.
  • adjective Involving multiple departments; multi-departmental.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb between departments
  • adjective between or among departments

Etymologies

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inter- + department + -al

Examples

  • Best still, they call their interdepartmental evolution program “Darwinian Sciences.”

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  • This is why schools like NYU (which do of course have innumerable fluffy 'interdepartmental' study programs like the ones Taylor recommends) look absurd when their students - among the most powerful and privileged citizens in the country - are staging a protest on their nearly privatized Washington Square Park campus: their tuitions have a direct and transparent role in the erosion of the public good.

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  • This is why schools like NYU (which do of course have innumerable fluffy 'interdepartmental' study programs like the ones Taylor recommends) look absurd when their students - among the most powerful and privileged citizens in the country - are staging a protest on their nearly privatized Washington Square Park campus: their tuitions have a direct and transparent role in the erosion of the public good.

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  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

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  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

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  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

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  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

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  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

    protein wisdom

  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

    protein wisdom

  • It is almost pedestrian at this point to wonder why Palin (rather than the equally deserving Obama) was chosen as representative of a "fairy tale" - one presumes that, were they intellectually consistent or idealistically coherent, women's studies profs or feminist English profs at Metro would have located misogynistic assumptions in the choice of assignment material and would have launched their own critiques of Mr Hallam - but that kind of interdepartmental fighting is trivial when, in the larger sense, the object of scorn is a political opponent worthy of criticism.

    protein wisdom

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