Examples of territoriality in a Sentence
a scientific study of territoriality in bears
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The territoriality Baggett gave voice to is perhaps a by-product of fatigue from the museum's long gestation and residents' fear of erasure in a community where so many memories have been bulldozed.
The study cited territoriality — a person with a bumper sticker may regard his car as an extension of his home turf which must be defended.
Of particular concern is the principle of territoriality, the idea that producers and rights holders can sign agreements with companies in different European countries to give them exclusive local rights to a film or TV series.
Dr. Hemenway, who was an author of a 2002 paper that found Arizona drivers who had guns in their cars were more likely to act rudely and aggressively, said drivers develop a sense of territoriality.
And, really liked the chapter on Rei Kawakubo — artistic clothing design, like tattoo, is an up-and-coming art territoriality and cultural heritage headed for (if not already at) the most prestigious museums of the world.
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TERRITORIALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of territoriality for English Language Learners
: the behavior of animals or people that try to keep others away from an area that they use or control
Legal Definition of territoriality
1 : territorial status
2 : the jurisdiction of a sovereign state over matters within the limits of its territory especially as exercisable apart from the minimum contacts standard for personal jurisdiction over nonresidents
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