1. adjective /ɛˌkjuːmɛnəʊˈpɒlɪtən/
Of or conducive to the development, befitting the scale, or characteristic of an ecumenopolis or ecumenopoleis.

[…] “ecumenopolitan” formations.

2. noun /ɛˌkjuːmɛnəʊˈpɒlɪtən/
An inhabitant of an ecumenopolis, especially one actively involved in its political arena.

The danger of this pattern is of course that the ecumenopolitan becomes spread very thin among various roles and locations. As a citizen of the world we see more of the whole picture but become frustrated in trying to find where the need is greatest so we can “plug in.”

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ecumenopolitan — 1. adjective /ɛˌkjuːmɛnəʊˈpɒlɪtən/ Of or characteristic of the Ecumenopolis. Planners and urban designers would, then, be able to conceive a clear and strong image of the Earth’s future urban patterns, with each city (hopefully) keeping its own… …   Wiktionary

  • List of Star Wars planets (H-J) — Had Abbadon Had Abbadon is a world with six moons that is inhabited by humans named after the Jewish demon Abaddon.During production for , Had Abbadon was the planned capital of the Galactic Empire and was to appear on screen. However, the planet …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”