cohesion


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Synonyms for cohesion

the close physical union of two objects

Synonyms for cohesion

the state of cohering or sticking together

(botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)

(physics) the intermolecular force that holds together the molecules in a solid or liquid

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On May 28 Cretu will meet with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the Bulgarian ministers in charge of the investment programs created under the EU cohesion policy.
During ten days, the course aims to get the 62 trainees acquainted with skills and information on social cohesion and development as well as to activate the role of the community in order to resolve conflicts and promote the process of development.
Team cohesion questions were developed using published validated instruments (Ohman-Strickland et al.
Salalah : The second Family Cohesion Seminar, under the title "Together for Cohesive Family" began at the Crowne Plaza Salalah today under the patronage of Sheikh Khalid bin Omar al-Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service.
The report, titled "Social Cohesion Radar" and released on July 16, ranks Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden as societies with the highest levels of social cohesion, followed by New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the US.
Manama, July 7th (BNA) --During the holy month of Ramadan, the Majales in Kingdom of Bahrain attract various categories of citizens and residents, for they gather people together and strengthen national cohesion, and they are also considered a sign of democracy where they discuss issues of concern to homeland.
However, the majority of scientists agree in identifying the main text features and characteristics, the dominant ones being coherence and cohesion ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 2007).
The Commission has proposed to the Council of the EU and the European Parliament an increase of 95% in the amount of co-financing programes in the cohesion policy for Cyprus, Greece and Portugal.
THE RATE of absorption of EU funds by Cyprus was lower than the average for the EU, according to the European Commission`s Strategic Report on the implementation of 2007-2013 Cohesion Policy programmes.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The leader of the Iraqiya coalition, Iyad Allawi hailed the National role of the clergies in promoting and consolidating the national unity and cohesion of the Iraqi people.
2007; Arslan 2007) because of its simplicity (two-parameter model defined by cohesion, c and angle of internal friction, [phi]).
The report reached four key conclusions: that building social cohesion is crucial for reducing fragility, that social cohesion is often weakened by perceptions of injustice between groups, that the quality of interactions among different institutions appears strongly related to overall social cohesion, and that rigid relationships in society that cannot adapt sufficiently to rapid social change can hinder the building of social cohesion.
Summary: Acting upon the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Arab Family Organisation (AFO) has launched the AFO Award for Family Cohesion.
VILNIUS - At a meeting of the Council of Europe's European Committee for Social Cohesion held in Strasbourg, France, a representative of Lithuania - Rita Skrebiskiene, director of the International Affairs Department of the Ministry of Social Security and Labor - was elected chairperson of the board of the ECSC for the first time, reports LETA.
Academics from the community cohesion faculty have read the Government's Communities Together Not Apart report, about how to encourage people of different races and religions to get along.