Definition of Subsidiarity

1. Noun. Secondary importance.

Exact synonyms: Subordinateness
Generic synonyms: Inferiority, Lower Rank, Lower Status
Specialized synonyms: Handmaid, Handmaiden, Servant, Junior Status, Subservience, Subservientness
Derivative terms: Subordinate, Subsidiary



Definition of Subsidiarity

1. Noun. The principle that government power ought to reside at the lowest feasible level (i.e. at the local or regional level, instead of the national or supranational level, unless the latter presents clear advantages) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subsidiarity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsidiarity

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subsidiarity (current term)
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Literary usage of Subsidiarity

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1. Transport and Decentralisation: Transport and Decentralisation by OECD/ECMT Transport Research Centre (2006)
"INTRODUCTION The concept of "subsidiarity" is defined as the principle ... For pricing policy in the transport sector, subsidiarity is understood to mean ..."

2. Reconnecting Taxation by Geoff Mulgan, Robin Murray (1993)
"subsidiarity Our third principle is subsidiarity: the idea that the power ... subsidiarity therefore depends first and foremost on the existence of a local ..."

3. Introduction to International Humanitarian Law by Curtis F. J. Doebbler (2005)
"subsidiarity subsidiarity is merely the requirement that one not resort to a means of method of warfare that might injure protected persons even if there is ..."

4. The Risk Factor: Making the Child Protection System Work for Children by Andrew Cooper, Rachael Hetherington, Ilan Katz (2003)
"Negotiation is promoted by the development of subsidiarity, as well as ... At the same time, subsidiarity, confidence and negotiation help to build trust. ..."

5. Regional Futures and Transatlantic Economic Relations by Miles Kahler (1995)
"The working principles of subsidiarity have been "surprisingly unclear and informal, ... 52 The implications of subsidiarity therefore will depend on future ..."

6. European Community Competition Policy: 25th Report on Competition Policy (1995) edited by Karel Van Miert (1998)
"... H — subsidiarity and decentralization 90. In his address to the European Parliament on the occasion of the investiture debate of the new Commission, ..."

7. Towards a New Role for Spatial Planning by OECD Staff, Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2001)
"subsidiarity governs the distribution of competencies between ... The application of subsidiarity also may require action to be taken to create or ..."

8. Globalisation, Global Health Governance and National Health Politics in by Wolfgang Hein, Lars Kohlmorgen, Deutsches Übersee-Institut (2003)
"Acceptance of subsidiarity versus centralistic omnipotence. The political culture of a federal ... Insistence in subsidiarity often leads to conflicts.30 5. ..."

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