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microstate

[′mī·krə‚stāt]
(statistical mechanics)
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This broader potential membership includes a very high proportion of less- and least-developed countries, micro-states, and transitional economies, all of which face particular accession challenges that are examined in the final parr of the article.
This depicts the supply of labour offered by citizens of the micro-state as a positive function of the real wage.
Since classically the underlying mechanics is deterministic (that is, the differential equations of motion satisfy a uniqueness of solution condition, which is what determinism means in this context) all probabilities conditionalised on the dynamical micro-state reduce to zero or one.
Chechnya, a small oil rich republic in the north Caucasus, is the only micro-state out of all the autonomous republics of the ex-Soviet Union to have dared directly challenge Moscow by declaring full independence from Russia.
Aa AaAaAaAa The French expert said a micro-state in the Sahara would inevitably be a satellite of another power, which would upset the regional balance, adding that it will become a permanent source of regional destabilization and a new centre of terrorism that threatens Europe.
Finding a definition for the micro-state is not easy but you certainly know when you re in one.
Without knowing it, this micro-state of Southern Africa is now cited as the example of poor management of European resources.
Micro-state is Liechtenstein is keen to preserve its decades old open border with Switzerland, but if the Swiss became part of Schengen and it did not, border controls would have to be erected.
7%, =although micro-state Liechtenstein actually increased its deficit from =1.
And any meaningful development project within such mini-states and micro-states, fractured along ethnic lines has proved difficult to pull off.
The BTI examined 129 countries with the exclusion of micro-states, normally with populations of 500,000 or less.
In a federal system, these micro-states face both domestic and international competition and are concerned about safeguarding their competitiveness.