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noun as in outskirts, outer edge

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Shifting D&I from the periphery to the core of company operations may seem like a heavy lift, but it’s well within leaders’ grasp.

From Fortune

Yet that temporal component has usually been relegated to the periphery of reinforcement learning models.

Almost universally, they’re made by brands on the periphery of the conventional bike industry and its independent-dealer sales channel.

If we read just global foreign correspondent reporting about the Hong Kong protests, it might boil it down to the most important call and the most important point of these protests, but it does not flesh out everything else that’s in the periphery.

From Digiday

We could see the level of the refugee crisis that was coming and the degree to which that could destabilize the countries around the periphery of Syria.

He just walked around the periphery of the development and proceeded on.

Another U.S. intelligence official said, “Boko Haram is really on the periphery of the al Qaeda universe.”

The problem is, that periphery has now grown much closer thanks to the location of Sochi.

Despite the hype over gentrification, urban economies—including that of New York—still underperform their periphery.

We were on the outer periphery of the operation, too distant to see the scene clearly without binoculars.

It is sometimes indented, with its convex side in contact with the periphery of the cell.

So the intervals will be equal in the directions both of the periphery and of the length.

There is something definable there, in the periphery of those ancient ruins.

His eyes were still on the needles that kept creeping higher and higher along the calibrated periphery of the meters.

The centers of the crosses are occupied by the central hole of the whorl, while the arms extend to the periphery.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to periphery, such as: brink, fringe, perimeter, rim, verge, and ambit.

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