distal ; remote ; distant ; from afar ; detached ; far off ; arm's length ; at arm's length ; aloof ; distanced.
The converse is true for authors who feature predominantly in multi-author works and at distal sequence positions.
The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
Libraries and vendors must move away from arm's length relationships that involve giving one thing in return for another to strong and close relationships that involve collaboration.
Because transfer prices can he manipulated to avoid paying taxes, governments insist that these prices must be set as if the firms were at arm's length.
The article takes up the present discussion about youths' aloof attitudes towards politics.
The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
Social distance, the aloofness and unapproachability of persons of different social strata, is both a symbol of class standing.
en un futuro no muy distante
in the not too distant future
Computerising the information activities in the not too distant future will improve the service to readers.
en un pasado no muy distante
in the not too distant past
In the not too distant past, the answer to this question would have been relatively straightforward = En un pasado no muy distante, la respuesta esta pregunta habría sido relativamente simple.
remain + aloof
The results of the survey reveal that political Web sites are only partly able to involve people in politics who have thus far remained aloof.