Modus Vivendi


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Modus Vivendi

 

a diplomatic term for a temporary or preliminary agreement that will be later supplanted by a more permanent or more detailed agreement. The document establishing a modus vivendi does not necessarily bear this designation but may represent a regular agreement or even a convention signed by both sides. More frequently, a modus vivendi is established through an exchange of notes.

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Bajo estos terminos, nuestra Proposicion 2 es que: 'Los vinculos personales que caracterizan a las redes clientelares abren posibilidades reflexivas de realizacion del modus vivendi en espacios funcionales con disparidad en el acceso a rendimientos de sistemas sociales'.
According to McCabe, modus vivendi liberalism (MVL) is a particularist liberalism rooted in two considerations: (i) the recognition that many citizens endorse normative frameworks that recommend as ideal illiberal models of political association; and (ii) many citizens see the existence of the state either as an unchangeable fact of modern life or as something that contributes vitally important goods.
These others are "similar and familiars" typically drawn from their natal context: consequently this mode of reflexivity tends towards the reinforcement of the existing modus vivendi and a lack of social mobility.
A partir de Cardenas, el modus vivendi entre la Iglesia y el Estado se consolido hasta convertirse en un rasgo "pintoresco" de nuestro pais.
Con frecuencia les resulta dificil definir un modus vivendi satisfactorio para si mismos pues tienden a considerar insuficiente la situacion alcanzada.
The editors (professors of political theory at Keele U., UK) present 12 papers that, perhaps more sympathetically than his most vociferous detractors would like, examine different aspects of Gray's work over the years, including his theory of modus vivendi, which seeks "common institutions in which many forms of life can exist;" his understanding of pluralism; his criticisms of concepts of progress; charges of nihilism; and ecological views.
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EU officials also suggest the EU could continue to fund the PA if Hamas maintains its ceasefire while establishing a modus vivendi with Israeli authorities.
Modus Vivendi: 900 Rue Cherrie, Montreal, QC H2L 1H7; 514/521-1777, FAX: 514/521-1747 Web site: www.adculture.com Year established: 1989 Number of employees: 65 Pres: Pierre Doyon (pdoyon@adculture.com) Exec VP, Canada: Nolan K Berg (nberg@adculture.com) Ag Creative Dir: Libby Lucas (llucas@adculture.com) Ag Media Dir: Dave Kington (dkington@adculture.com) Controller: Mauro Pambianco
A target date would also light a fire under Iraqis to work out a modus vivendi [a temporary agreement between contending parties].
For instance, there were more resources for missionary efforts among Slavic-speaking heretics and Catholic Uniates (of doubtful political loyalty) than in Russia's more volatile southern border regions, where the government developed a congenial modus vivendi with loyal provincial elites.