sphere of influence

sphere of influence
Date: 1885 a territorial area within which the political influence or the interests of one nation are held to be more or less paramount

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sphere of influence — A sphere of influence (SOI) is an area or region over which an organization or state exerts some kind of indirect cultural, economic, military or political domination. Also, in some areas of habitation, shopping or retail outlets or indeed… …   Wikipedia

  • sphere of influence — any area in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others. [1880 85] * * * In international politics, a state s claim to exclusive or predominant control over a foreign area or territory. Beginning in the late 1880s, European… …   Universalium

  • Sphere of Influence — Als Sphere of Influence (kurz SOI; engl. für Einflusssphäre) bezeichnet man eine u.a. in der Astrodynamik und Raumfahrt gebräuchliche Größe, die angibt, in welchem Bereich die Gravitation eines Planeten Auswirkungen auf andere Himmelskörper hat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sphere of influence (astronomy) — The sphere of influence is a region around a supermassive black hole in which the gravitational potential of the black hole dominates the gravitational potential of the host bulge. There are two definitions in common use for the radius of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sphere of influence (astrodynamics) — A sphere of influence (SOI) in astrodynamics and astronomy is the spherical region around a celestial body where the primary gravitational influence on an orbiting object is that body. This is usually used to describe the areas in our solar… …   Wikipedia

  • List of East Asian leaders in the Japanese sphere of influence (1931–1945) — This is a list of some Asian leaders and politicians, with a commitment to the Japanese cause, in the Yen Block or Greater Asian Co Prosperity Sphere Pan Asian economic associations previous to and during the Pacific War period, between 1931 1945 …   Wikipedia

  • Sphère d'influence — Les sphères d influence américaine (bleu) et soviétique (rouge) en 1980. Dans le domaine des relations internationales, une sphère d influence (SOI) est une zone ou région sur laquelle un État ou une organisation a d importantes influences… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Influence — may refer to: *, an episode of the American drama TV series *A type of electrostatic generator *Social influence, in interpersonal relationships *Minority influence, when the minority affect the behavior or beliefs of the majority *Undue… …   Wikipedia

  • Sphere (disambiguation) — A sphere is an object shaped like the surface of a ball, but can be used to refer to a ball shaped object, as well as a sphere like or annular region or shell. Additionally, it has several metaphorical uses.In mathematics: * Sphere, the set of… …   Wikipedia

  • sphere — sphereless, adj. spherelike, adj. /sfear/, n., v., sphered, sphering. n. 1. Geom. a. a solid geometric figure generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter; a round body whose surface is at all points equidistant from the center …   Universalium

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