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  • adj. Not central.


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non- +‎ central


  • The Bank of International Settlements sets an 8% capital adequacy ratio for noncentral private banks, but the real world lender of last resort, the International Monetary Fund, has a similarly asymmetrical double standard.

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  • The globular mass of yelk (b) is enclosed by a transparent membrane (the ovolemma or zona pellucida [a]), and contains a noncentral nucleus (the germinal vesicle, c).

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  • Likewise, a number of noncentral locations are also modeled on real locations, such as Solomon Island off the coast of Maine and areas of Egypt and Transylvania.

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  • But in a way, the walk-on quality applied to some of the noncentral characters was the show's magic. Chronicle

  • The scientists looked for IDH1 and IDH2 gene alterations in material taken from 500 brain tumors and 500 noncentral nervous system cancers.

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  • When he wrote of "custom" being between instinct and reason, he mainly or often meant liberal principles; of "competition as a discovery procedure," freedom as a discovery procedure; of "the market," freedom; of noncentral versus central decisionmaking, freer versus less free.



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