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forming or serving as a complement

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either one of two chromatic colors that when mixed together give white (in the case of lights) or grey (in the case of pigments)

of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other

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acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)

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After the dissolution of the USSR, there remained a strong dependence of the new countries on Russia as well as a high degree of economic complementariness.
The degree of complementariness among the contributions is remarkable given the great diversity of the religions and communities addressed.
As Rogers (1995) points out, the innovations consist of several attributes: i) the advantage with respect to previous methods; ii) its compatibility and complementariness with previous technologies; iii) the complexity in learning to use the new technology, iv) the possibility of testing the new product; and v) being able to observe the acquired benefits, allowing the first adopter to transmit his/her experience to other prospective users, thus expanding the network and increasing as the ability to observe and appreciate the game's benefits (Chakravarty and Dubinsky, 2005).
This new trade agenda would foster a more balanced growth within nations, she added, arguing that a "trade agenda that creates complementariness through labor mobility and enhances infrastructure development adds at least two percent to world GDP growth.
Winch, "The Theory of Complementary Needs in Mate Selection: A Test of One Kind of Complementariness," American Sociological Review, 20 (1955), pp.
Harmony occurs not only in adult but also in child language even though there is some complementariness involved.
The document spoke of "restoring equality of dignity, complementariness and co-responsible partnership" of husband and wife.
Having abandoned the certainty of an infinite, knowable future for the freedom to chose what is uncertain and finite, Adam and Eve were comforted with their coincidence, their complementariness.
We don't seek enter the rice market of Japan, so even the agricultural products that we are seeking to enter or to increase in the Japanese market are characterized by complementariness,'' she said.
Compatibility, complementariness and reciprocity are all critical functions that determine a relationship's success, its longevity or its failure.