nonterritorial love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not displaying territoriality; -- of animals. Opposite of territorial.

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  • adj. not displaying territoriality

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Examples

  • Pedro Pierluisi (D), Puerto Rico's nonvoting delegate to the House, said that although the island has had votes on similar issues in the past, Congress has never authorized a process in which Puerto Ricans state whether they should remain a U.S. territory or seek a nonterritorial status.

    House approves bill that would let Puerto Ricans vote on relationship with U.S.

  • Although a nonterritorial entity, the Holy See sends and receives diplomats and enters into treaties.

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  • Functional, or nonterritorial, sovereignty has also been recognized for governments-in-exile and, to a certain extent, for populations like the Palestinians, the Inuit and the Maori that have been displaced or colonized, while nonstate entities like Taiwan and the European Union have exercised aspects of sovereignty, like the signing of treaties.

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  • Puerto Ricans state whether they should remain a U.S. territory or seek a nonterritorial status.

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