Translation of periphery in Spanish:

periphery

Pronunciation: /pəˈrɪfəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • [formal] (of city) periferia (f); (of society) margen (m)
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    • One morning, a village on the periphery of a city wakes up to find itself bifurcated by the construction of a National Highway.
    • On the periphery of the print, I can see the living room décor as it used to be.
    • On the periphery of my hearing, I caught a high pitched keening sound - the sonic pulse.
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    • On the positive side it has assisted in moving issues about ageing from the periphery to the centre of political debate.
    • In order to arrive at new prisms of analysis, we need to further de-center the West itself and look at what once were considered peripheries as centers in their own right, with their own capacity for creating history.
    • In sum, the prefect was the indispensable link between the centre and the periphery.

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