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Having or conceiving multiple centers of power or influence: a multipolar world; a multipolar approach to foreign policy.

mul′ti·po·lar′i·ty (-pō-lăr′ĭ-tē, -pə-) n.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) having several centres of power


(ˌmʌl tiˈpoʊ lər, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

1. having several or many poles.
2. (of nerve cells) having more than two dendrites.
mul`ti•po•lar′i•ty (-poʊˈlær ɪ ti, -pə-) n.
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Throughout history, different types of multipolar systems have existed.
This program promotes a kind of multipolar discourse, admitting various antagonisms that define the field of contemporary art, or at least certain sectors of it.
For the most part, the European powers chain-ganged as a response to the German threat before 1914 and buck-passed in the face of a similar threat in the 1930s, despite the similar multipolar configurations of power.
Se trata de ubicar de nuevo al presidente de la Republica en el centro indiscutido del escenario politico y negar asi el caracter esencialmente multipolar de todo proceso democratico.
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With the use of maceration techniques on the freshwater polyp Hydra, several nerve cell types have been dissociated and distinguished as either having an apical cilium and, therefore, being typical sensory cells, or having one to several processes that make them appear unipolar, bipolar, or multipolar in shape (Schneider, 1890; Hadzi, 1909; David, 1973; Tardent and Weber, 1976; Epp and Tardent, 1978; Westfall and Epp, 1985; Yu et al.
In today's multipolar world, there is no clear leadership.
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