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Let me say again that the relationship is asymmetrical: there's no democracy without a market economy, but you can have a market economy without democracy.
Peter L. Berger

Meaning of "asymmetrical" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASYMMETRICAL

asymmetrical  [ˌeɪsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASYMMETRICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Asymmetrical is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ASYMMETRICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

asymmetrical

Asymmetry

Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry. Symmetry is an important property of both physical and abstract systems and it may be displayed in precise terms or in more aesthetic terms. The absence of violation of symmetry that are either expected or desired can have important consequences for a system.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASYMMETRICAL


actinometrical
ˌæktɪnəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl
axisymmetrical
ˌæksɪsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl
barometrical
ˌbærəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl
biometrical
ˌbaɪəˈmɛtrɪkəl
eudiometrical
ˌjuːdɪəˈmɛtrɪkəl
goniometrical
ˌɡəʊnɪəˈmɛtrɪkəl
hexametrical
ˌhɛksəˈmɛtrɪkəl
hygrometrical
ˌhaɪɡrəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl
isometrical
ˌaɪsəˈmɛtrɪkəl
isoperimetrical
ˌaɪsəʊˌpɛrəˈmɛtrɪkəl
manometrical
ˌmænəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl
metrical
ˈmɛtrɪkəl
monosymmetrical
ˌmɒnəʊsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl
nonsymmetrical
ˌnɒnsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl
pluviometrical
ˌpluːvɪəˈmɛtrɪkəl
psychrometrical
ˌsaɪkrəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl
symmetrical
sɪˈmɛtrɪkəl
thermometrical
ˌθɜːməˈmɛtrɪkəl
trigonometrical
ˌtrɪɡənəˈmɛtrɪkəl
unsymmetrical
ˌʌnsɪˈmɛtrɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASYMMETRICAL

asyllabic
asylum
asylum seeker
asymmetric
asymmetric bars
asymmetric time
asymmetric warfare
asymmetrical bars
asymmetrical warfare
asymmetrically
asymmetry
asymptomatic
asymptomatically
asymptote
asymptotic
asymptotical
asymptotically
asynapsis
asynartete
asynartetic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASYMMETRICAL

allegorical
aspherical
categorical
chemical
chimerical
clerical
cylindrical
diametrical
electrical
empirical
geometrical
historical
hysterical
lyrical
metaphorical
numerical
rhetorical
satirical
semiempirical
spherical
theatrical

Synonyms and antonyms of asymmetrical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ASYMMETRICAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «asymmetrical» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of asymmetrical

Translation of «asymmetrical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASYMMETRICAL

Find out the translation of asymmetrical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of asymmetrical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «asymmetrical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不对称
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asimétrica
570 millions of speakers

English

asymmetrical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विषम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير متناظرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

асимметричный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

assimétrica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপ্রতিসম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

asymétrique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Asimetris
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

asymmetrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

左右非対称
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비대칭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Asymmetrical
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không đối xứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சமச்சீரற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नसलेला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

asimetrik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asimmetrico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

asymetryczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

асиметричний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

asimetric
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ασύμμετρη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

asimmetriese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

asymmetrisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

asymmetrisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of asymmetrical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASYMMETRICAL»

The term «asymmetrical» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.873 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASYMMETRICAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about asymmetrical

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5 QUOTES WITH «ASYMMETRICAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word asymmetrical.
1
Peter L. Berger
Let me say again that the relationship is asymmetrical: there's no democracy without a market economy, but you can have a market economy without democracy.
2
Alan Dershowitz
Asymmetrical warfare is a euphemism for terrorism, just like collateral damage is a euphemism for killing innocent civilians.
3
Caroline Knapp
When you study a dog you love, you find beauty in every small detail, and so it is with Lucille: I have become enchanted by the small asymmetrical whorls of white fur on either side of her chest, and by her tail, which she carries in a high confident curve, and by her eyes, which are watchful and intelligent, the color of chestnuts.
4
Paul Rand
Asymmetric balance creates greater reader interest. Pleasure derived from observing asymmetrical arrangements lies partly in overcoming resistances, which, consciously or not, the spectator adjusts in his own mind.
5
Otto Schily
We can no longer apply the classic criteria to clearly determine whether and when we should use military force. We are waging war in Afghanistan, for example, but it's an asymmetrical war where the enemies are criminals instead of soldiers.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASYMMETRICAL»

Discover the use of asymmetrical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to asymmetrical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Asymmetrical Brain
Research on brain asymmetry, with particular emphasis on findings made possible by recent advances in neuroimaging.
Kenneth Hugdahl, Richard J. Davidson, 2004
2
Terrorism in Asymmetrical Conflict: Ideological and ...
This book explains why terrorist groups are in many ways better tailored, ideologically and organizationally, to asymmetrical confrontation with the conventionally more powerful 'enemy'-the state and the international system.
Ekaterina A. Stepanova, 2008
3
Asymmetrical Quilts
Whimsical appliqué adorns several of the quilts for exciting floral designs or whimsical geometrics. The designs are created for all skill levels from beginning to advanced, so there is something for everyone in this book.
Phyllis Dobbs, 2012
4
Asymmetrical Concepts After Reinhart Koselleck: Historical ...
This volume intends to remedy this situation by outlining the general theory of asymmetrical concepts on the crossroads of history, sociology, literary criticism, linguistics, political science, and international studies.
Kay Junge, Kirill Postoutenko, 2011
5
Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World
The book examines the legal and philosophical issues raised by government efforts to target suspected terrorists without giving them the safeguards of a fair trial.
Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, Andrew Altman, 2012
6
Architecture, Animal, Human: The Asymmetrical Condition
Considering the historical links between architecture and the development of life sciences, this text focuses on particular times of great change in these disciplines and the complex relationships between life and the environments that life ...
Catherine T. Ingraham, 2006
7
The Moral Dimension of Asymmetrical Warfare: ...
PART I The superpower and asymmetry PART II Jus ad bellum, jus in bello, jus post bellum PART III Leadership and accountability PART IV Soldiers perspectives PART V Ethical Education and Decision-making for the Military PART VI Stress and ...
Th. A. Van Baarda, D. E. M. Verweij, 2009
8
Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World
This book addresses these issues. Featuring chapters by an unrivalled set of experts, it discusses all aspects of targeted killing, making it unmissable reading for anyone interested in the implications of this practice.
Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, Andrew Altman, 2012
9
Negotiations with Asymmetrical Distribution of Power: ...
Thus, this book is highly relevant for all those wanting to better understand the complex political processes and outcomes in regulated industries, but also for those bearing practical responsibility in regulatory and government affairs and ...
Klaus Winkler, 2006
10
Asymmetrical Warfare: Today's Challenge to U.S. Military Power
Examines the vast array of constraints on America's ability to employ military force
Roger W. Barnett, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASYMMETRICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term asymmetrical is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Egyptian army backed by Apaches kills 241 Islamists in broad area …
debkafile describes the contest as an asymmetrical one between an army that depends heavily on aerial operations and ISIS terrorists, who ... «DEBKA file, Jul 15»
2
'American Horror Story: Hotel' Spoilers, Rihanna's Sexy Gold Blazer …
The actress opted for a sleek white Isa Arfen Spring 2015 dress complete with a peek-a-boo insert check top with an asymmetrical. She did ... «Fashion & Style, Jul 15»
3
Encrypted social network takes on Facebook
By using asymmetrical encryption (public and private keys), Minds has ZERO knowledge of the content of your messages – the way it should be ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
4
Aurelle launches jewellery collection in Baroque pearls
These pearls are elongated spheres that are asymmetrical and form an uneven surface. Diamonds in these pieces have been used to ... «Diamond World Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Israel must protect journalists in next Gaza conflict
That's why Israel and its highly trained and well-equipped armed forces cannot drift into another asymmetrical conflict with the same Gaza ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
6
Fake tan PR girl says her job saved her life after discovering skin …
The NHS recommends seeking advice from doctors if moles become asymmetrical, elevated or enlarged, change in colour or diameter or ... «BreakingNews.ie, Jul 15»
7
CONCERT REVIEW: Lucius's Asymmetrical Symmetry At Its Finest
On stage, lead musicians Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig share hairstyles, clothing choices and harmonies. Photo Daniel Sterlin-Altman. «The Link, Jul 15»
8
Britain has asymmetrical devolution - time for an English parliament?
The UK is lopsided - politically speaking. An English parliament could go some way to correct this imbalance. There are three real main ... «HITC, Jul 15»
9
Spandex on the small screen
Another surprisingly engaging female comic book character came in the form of iZombie's undead Olivia Tyler, she of the asymmetrical silver ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
The Pentagon's “2015 Strategy” for Ruling the World
Washington has no strategy for the future, no vision of a better world. There is only war; asymmetrical war, technological war, preemptive war. «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Asymmetrical [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/asymmetrical>. Aug 2019 ».
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