decentre

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decentre

(diːˈsɛntə) or

decenter

vb (tr)
1. (Architecture) to take away a temporary support from
2. to deprive of a central position
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decentre

decenter (US) [diːˈsentəʳ] VTdescentrar
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Not infrequently he is confounded with the faun, a later and decenter creation of the Romans, who was less like a man and more like a goat.
Moreover, the child, who cannot decenter, fails to think reciprocal, interpersonal aspect of moral situations to solve moral conflict (Lee, 1971).
They explore ways for researchers to decenter themselves, so they are just one part in a larger process that they are studying.
Critique: Knowledgeably compiled and deftly edited by Janell Hobson (Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York), "Are All the Women Still White?" will provides scholars, activists, and students with critical tools that can help them decenter whiteness and other power structures while repositioning marginalized groups at the center of analysis.
All together, the being mode facilitates an individual's ability to decenter from dysthymic mood states and their associated rumination in order to be more fully engaged in the vibrancy of each moment.
In order to decenter the lenses, two more surfaces were added on top of the surfaces of each lens.
The formative years of young adulthood are a critical period for the development of civic values and civil ideologies, a time when college-age adults need to acquire the experiences and skills to decenter and develop into civic-minded stewards of their communities.
In this sense, the ability to decenter oneself from one's internal experience seems to reflect the ability to be mindful of such experience.
Yet no attempt is made beyond these explorations to detail further how Americans might decenter their perceptions.
The qualitative information that I got through empirical study helped me to argue that only the knowledge of the center is not sufficient for social justice to the students, though school structure is made by the relationship between the center and decenter. I further argue that the amicable relationship between the center and decenter of school structure is the best way for ensuring service delivery to the students.
This includes helping to "decenter" the idea of a singular canon.