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cosmopolitan

(of plants or animals) widely distributed

cosmopolitan

[¦käz·mə¦päl·ət·ən]
(ecology)
Having a worldwide distribution wherever the habitat is suitable, with reference to the geographical distribution of a taxon.
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In the world of the 21st century, capitalism serves not only as an economic system but as a new shared global civilization, with its language, principles, and practices embraced universally.
Your appeal is historic, not because it proposes to save the temples of Nubia, but because through it the first global civilization publicly claims the world's art as its indivisible heritage.
energy-consuming global civilization is careening the human race to the very brink of extinction," (p.
Does that mean the era of expansive global civilization and economic growth is over?
But global civilization is such a new phenomenon that we do not yet fully understand what is happening to each of us: we cling to old concepts to describe our emerging world.
The New Enlightenment: A Search for Global Civilization, Peace, and Spiritual Growth in the 21st Century Grady E.
On that occasion, President Ivanov said among other things that Simon Trpceski confirmed through his subtle mission that Macedonia was a geographically small but spiritually and artistically a great country, whose limitless creativity is part of the global civilization and cultural heritage.
We all have the capability to balance solitude and solidarity and thus do our part in forging a global civilization of justice and peace.
European, Asian and the Islamic communities all have a rich and unique accumulation of cultural and intellectual resources that can contribute to the global civilization.
Besides, it is important to define the basic issues of modern social cultural situations that will help to adjust to global civilization changes.
Today, though, we either will mobilize together to save our global civilization, or we all will be potential victims of its disintegration.
According to the Worldwatch Institute, a nonprofit environmental think tank, the overriding challenges facing our global civilization are to curtail climate change and slow population growth.

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