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"subsidiarity" in British English

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subsidiaritynoun [U]

uk   /ˌsʌb.sɪd.iˈær.ɪ.ti/  us   /-er.ə.t̬i/ specialized
the ​principle that ​decisions should always be taken at the ​lowestpossiblelevel or ​closest to where they will have ​theireffect, for ​example in a ​localarearather than for a ​wholecountry
(Definition of subsidiarity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subsidiarity" in Business English

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subsidiaritynoun [U]

uk   /ˌsʌbsɪdiˈærɪti/  us   /-erəṱi/
the ​principle that decisions should always be taken at the ​lowest possible ​level, or closest to where they will have their ​effect, for ​example in a ​localarea rather than nationally: We're ​starting to ​operate according to the ​principle of subsidiarity.
(Definition of subsidiarity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subsidiarity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基层决定原则…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基層決定原則…
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