In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The border must be rational: defensible for one group, livable for the the other.
- This is to support the people of the country and to secure defensible borders for them.
- The principles of this were defensible space, community interaction, natural surveillance, estate design and target hardening.
- Following the war, UN resolution 242 recognized the nation's right to defensible borders, to be set in negotiations.
- But if they decided to move in strength, he would never be able to stop them, however defensible the Gullet might be.
- The tactic of climbing over the side of the mountain, rather than maintaining a defensible position, was not militarily sound.
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- That is an entirely reasonable and defensible position.
- This interpretation is perfectly understandable and defensible from a moral and emotional standpoint.
- In a meritocratic society, intelligence was a defensible rationale for social distinctions.
- But are the censors' actions justified or defensible?
- The Revolution was an explosion of popular violence, understandable if scarcely defensible resentment.
- That argument should be based on five simple and defensible propositions.
- This is a substantially weaker thesis, and I shall assume for purposes of argument that it is defensible.
- Tools exist that can synthesise such data to scientific standards and provide logical and defensible conclusions about impacts on a system, a population, and society.
- Self regulation is not magic: it requires substantive, defensible, and valid processes.
- It's hard to knock this decision in political terms, and it has a defensible legal rationale.
- I simply point out that they are articles of faith, and are NOT rationally defensible standpoints as most scientists would have you believe.
- I believe people today can be attracted to a belief system that is rational and defensible.
- How do we make legitimate and defensible distinctions between medically necessary and superfluous therapy?
- Not every decision or action may be defensible, warranting both guidelines and the scrutiny the review intended.
- I'm not sure how much of this is reasonable, defensible, arguable.
- The only sensible and morally defensible route is to promote greater understanding and tolerance, and to educate the population on immigration issues.
- The merger was a rationally defensible idea which failed because it involved too high a cultural price.
- They have to come up with reasonable and defensible public policies that can be explained in terms of the public interest.
- The federal government almost always has defensible reasons for their actions.
- But I do think Judge Cedarbaum was very clear in her reasoning, very logical and very defensible.
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