n (plural -ries)
- [formal] (of city) periferia (feminine); (of society) margen (masculine)More example sentences
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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.
- 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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