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subsidiarity

noun [U] uk   /ˌsʌb.sɪd.iˈær.ɪ.ti/  us   /-er.ə.t̬i/ specialized
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 local area rather than for a whole country
Translations of “subsidiarity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基層決定原則…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基层决定原则…
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