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 — n. a region in which political and economic influence or control is exerted by one nation over another nation or other nations …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — noun the geographical area in which one nation is very influential • Syn: ↑sphere • Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region * * * 1. : a territorial area within which the pol …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — įtakos sfera statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Silpnesnių valstybių grupė, patirianti nuolatinę galingesnės valstybės įtaką. Paprastai susidaro dėl to, kad mažesnės ir silpnesnės valstybės yra tame pačiame regione, kur turi interesų… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • sphere of influence — sphere′ of in′fluence n. gov any region in which one nation wields dominant power over another or others • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • sphere of influence — Synonyms and related words: Eisenhower Doctrine, Monroe Doctrine, Nixon Doctrine, Truman Doctrine, ambit, appeasement, bailiwick, balance of power, brinkmanship, coexistence, colonialism, compromise, constituency, containment, detente, deterrence …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sphere of influence — area in which the state has political and economical influence even if they do not rule over it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sphere of influence — noun The area (literal or figurative) influenced by a country, person, etc …   Wiktionary

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