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 (ĭn′dĭ-jēn′, -jən) or in·di·gen (-jən, -jĕn′)
One that is native or indigenous to an area.

[French indigène, native, a native, from Latin indigena; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.indigen - an indigenous person who was born in a particular placeindigen - an indigenous person who was born in a particular place; "the art of the natives of the northwest coast"; "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Levantine - (formerly) a native or inhabitant of the Levant
Mauritian - a native or inhabitant of Mauritius
Filipino - a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
Seychellois - a native or inhabitant of Seychelles
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Apart from the HyGen brand, the FilterGen brand is used in the filtration industry, TexGen for coated and laminated fabrics as well as home textiles, AutoGen for the automotive industry and IndiGen for industrial and technical textiles applications.
In the case of Paysbook, the SEC said that individuals or group of persons representing this entity through its founder Arjay Gallenero were offering online investments as well as its own cryptocurrency called 'Indigen coins' to the public.
Publication costs of that paper were covered by INDIGEN project of Benoit de Thoisy, through a FEDER/ERDF grant, funded by European Union, Collectivite Territoriale de Guyane, and DEAL Guyane.
Navistar's GMV 1.1 bid followed the approach adopted by Indigen Armour, with whom it co-operates on the already mentioned NSTT.
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MRAP-manufacturer Navistar Defense announced in February 2012 that it would team with Indigen Armor and SAIC to compete for GMV 1.1.
..There is a need to document and compare the present state of living conditions and the development among the indigen ous peoples of the Arctic."
Put another way, bioprospecting accomplishes the "semiotic conquest of nature, people, and knowledge," (3) using its discursive powers to articulate indigen ous people and knowledge as managers and generators of economic value.
Consistent with the arguments by Holsti, David, and Escude, Acharya opines that by relying on systemic attributes for their analysis, neorealists were "neither interested in, nor capable of, addressing the indigen ous roots of Third World conflicts" (p.
Moreover, by 1881 (in the third draft of his letter to Vera Zasulich), he had come to the conclusion with respect to India that "the suppression of communal land ownership was nothing but an act of English vandalism which drove the indigen ous population backward rather than forward." Although British imperial conquest in India had loosened the bonds of the old society, thus making rapid historical development possible, it also placed the Indian population in conditions of superexploitation.
Manufacturer: Navistar Defense / Indigen Armor / SAIC