cosmopolitan

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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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You dare be impudent," Mr Vladimir began, with an amazingly guttural intonation not only utterly un-English, but absolutely un- European, and startling even to Mr Verloc's experience of cosmopolitan slums.
Certainly a man can only be cosmopolitan up to a certain point.
I submitted patiently to my martyrdom (it is surely nothing less than martyrdom to a man of cosmopolitan sympathies, to absorb in silent resignation the news of a country town?
He remembered what a cosmopolitan gentleman Monsieur Lagnier was, and how few weak distinctions he made.
simply that, as some cosmopolitans realize, (45) widespread and intense
At Pasadena's Xiomara, Cosmopolitans - a shaken mixture of vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice and a squeeze of lime served in a frozen martini glass - are also selling like crazy.
Its thesis and rhetoric show up in nearly every Buchanan speech: Evil elites - rootless cosmopolitans - have withdrawn from real America.
SKYY Citrus will be introduced nationally in phases in key metropolitan markets, with an on-premise push promoting "SKYY Citrus Cosmopolitans.
Ten chapters are divided into two parts: the new cosmopolitans and their discontent; psychoanalysis in the age of neuroscience.
It could not be just any kind of education, but one that aimed at producing men and women who would behave like rational cosmopolitans, to use the term employed by Kant in this connection.
In fact, intelligent cosmopolitans stay packed and ready to move to where the jobs are.
We take issue with such descriptions and argue that even if we accept the problematic assumption that media invite us to become cosmopolitans, we are left with the largely unattended question of what sense different social agents make of such invitations.