Meaning of FLEXIBILITY in English

FLEXIBILITY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

independence/strength/flexibility of mind

men who were chosen for their independence of mind

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

considerable

Detailed guidelines defeat the very purpose of guidelines. which is to allow considerable local flexibility and adjustment.

The considerable flexibility mentioned earlier could not be better illustrated than through one of John Barker's much-used parachutes.

Police work involves a considerable degree of flexibility and discretion.

There are many risks associated with countertrade deals and they may require considerable flexibility on the part of the exporter.

One of the advantages of an electronic instrument is that there is considerable flexibility for its positioning.

To do this, the child requires considerable cognitive flexibility and a good understanding of the concept of intention.

So it will be obvious that we have considerable flexibility in determining the size of parachute.

Because of rapidly changing circumstances, for example in policies or staff availability, there is a need for considerable flexibility in educational planning.

great

The greater flexibility obtained through the dynamic power of lazy evaluation using data-base technology is not the only advantage in this area.

That provides greater flexibility , and allows team members to trade off to avoid boredom.

Sites can now be bought for two week periods, allowing a greater flexibility in marketing planning.

Until a decade ago, the kingdom had greater flexibility in determining its level of income and expenditure.

But the widest fund choice and greatest flexibility is still expected to be available through Isas.

Choice programs in schools typically have greater flexibility and autonomy than are found in traditional comprehensive high schools.

Notes should therefore be taken in a consistent format that allows you the greatest flexibility when it comes to using them.

A reduction in computational complexity will provide greater flexibility in choice of models used to predict outcomes and correlations.

increased

This system offers reduced keycard expenses for the hotel, increased efficiency and increased flexibility .

There is increased range flexibility , it is cheaper shot for shot and it leaves a much more saleable end-product.

Newer models have the advantages of increased flexibility and torque control.

The increased conformational flexibility of L703766 may also explain the weakened interaction with the receptor.

maximum

These lights should be independently switched from any pendant lights for maximum flexibility .

This system allows for maximum flexibility , including interactive multimedia connections that allow each consumer to choose his or her own programs.

On the other hand the thesis allows maximum flexibility in determining the scope of authority.

It preserves maximum flexibility to respond to changing circumstances.

Course Material: To allow maximum flexibility , all pupils follow the same basic course, though at different rates.

The seamless integration of office, retail and hotel environments provides tenants and guests with maximum flexibility and enjoyment at one address.

The locations would give maximum convenience and flexibility .

So boldly mix mod with trad for eyecatching results and maximum flexibility .

sufficient

Machines and machine systems, once we build them with sufficient complexity and flexibility , will also pop.

■ VERB

allow

Detailed guidelines defeat the very purpose of guidelines. which is to allow considerable local flexibility and adjustment.

One was its bit-mapped display, allowing for the flexibility of type and graphics that one gets from the printed page.

Its socio-economic setting and history allow flexibility and changes to be non-threatening.

So, fixed exchange rates or narrow bands simply do not allow countries the flexibility to solve their internal economic troubles.

On the other hand the thesis allows maximum flexibility in determining the scope of authority.

The system allows a lot more flexibility in the way the fireplace can be placed in the house.

Sites can now be bought for two week periods, allowing a greater flexibility in marketing planning.

This system allows for maximum flexibility , including interactive multimedia connections that allow each consumer to choose his or her own programs.

combine

LANtastic for Windows combines the flexibility of an expandable networking system with the friendliness of Microsoft Windows.

give

The 1905 text gives some flexibility as to the precise method of communication.

Working at home gave me flexibility .

The second oven gives you flexibility .

The anytime / anyplace option gives flexibility to the organization, providing the links among its nodes.

The locations would give maximum convenience and flexibility .

This eventually would give her the flexibility to reason and think about such feelings.

This gave both parties greater flexibility , while increasing their dependence on money.

The objectives of the program were to speed up renewal activities and to give communities more flexibility in renewal planning and implementation.

improve

Companies should also do more to improve flexibility for parents.

Kvitne believes a program to strengthen the trunk and improve flexibility will alleviate any problems.

In other cases, the addition of extra modules is designed to improve the flexibility of optional groupings.

The following exercises were designed to improve flexibility as it relates to driving.

Meanwhile, stretching and toning reduce the risk of injury by warming up the muscles while improving flexibility .

increase

The plan aims to satisfy Mr Blunkett's desire for increased flexibility at key stage 4.

Allow for a few minutes of gentle stretching and flexing to increase your flexibility .

The rise in self-employment is also likely to increase the flexibility of earnings.

From this, you and your child can then work together on increasing emotional flexibility .

High-performance work design enabled them to achieve those objectives by increasing flexibility , output quality and effective use of assets.

Many plant cells rapidly expand when their cell walls are acidified; acid activates enzymes that increase the flexibility of cell walls.

This drill is one of a series of exercises designed to increase flexibility in the shoulders.

This exercise will increase overall flexibility in this area and will guard against unnecessary shoulder injuries.

need

Daine needed that flexibility , but he must have been aware of the risks.

We needed flexibility , but kept rigid hierarchies.

You need flexibility to change tack if you are not getting it right.

We told them baseball needs the flexibility to take either one of the actions.

It needs the flexibility for competitive reasons, company officials said.

offer

The decision to go down the Windows route was largely down to his insistence that it would offer greater programming flexibility .

Benjamin acknowledges there is a certain selfishness in offering that flexibility .

Bowmat is a new artificial ski surface, moulded in polyethylene, which offers flexibility in more than one direction.

Computers appeared to offer the flexibility that machines lacked.

Such funds usually offer less flexibility than individual shares handpicked by the investor.

For example, President Clinton, as is his instinct, has occasionally offered the prospect of flexibility in the talks.

Carbon dioxide also offers the flexibility to separate the hop components into bitter and flavour fractions.

provide

It is possible to provide flexibility by alternative means using a group of workers who understand their role from the outset.

While providing greater flexibility to development planning, neighborhood development had some disadvantages.

It also provides some flexibility for smaller countries, which had claimed that for them self-sufficiency was not always feasible.

That provides greater flexibility , and allows team members to trade off to avoid boredom.

In particular it provided flexibility by including a significant proportion of short term placements.

The company prefers the overlay option because it provides more flexibility , a spokesman argued.

All this provides a flexibility not found in other models.

This version of WordPerfect provides greater control and flexibility in printing specific pages.

require

After all, an accord generally requires flexibility , concession and compromise, something not easily achieved in public.

There are many risks associated with countertrade deals and they may require considerable flexibility on the part of the exporter.

To do this, the child requires considerable cognitive flexibility and a good understanding of the concept of intention.

retain

It believes this would prevent legal challenges to its status while retaining its flexibility to interpret the code according to changing circumstances.

The relic, exhumed several times throughout the centuries, always retained its flexibility .

He needed to be active to retain his flexibility and health.

However there are severe limitations to retain flexibility unless the database is not very complex.

In order to retain flexibility the Directors propose that the 5% in five year limit should be continued indefinitely.

show

Like Castro himself, it has shown just enough flexibility to move away from untenable positions.

Hearing the onslaught of criticism, the state Department of Education is showing some signs of flexibility .

Before the publication of the new draft, the Bush administration had appeared to show greater flexibility in its negotiating stance.

But at the same time, she showed little emotional flexibility .

Had these feelings not unduly swayed him, he surely would have shown greater flexibility in his thinking about future strategy.

want

Alternet is the perfect solution for 10BaseT users who want the flexibility that thin coax provides.

We wanted flexibility and thought we could get it here.

The Army wanted enough flexibility to be able to meet the Communist threat at any level.

Kay wanted more of the flexibility and creativity of a natural language.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Cities now have flexibility in deciding how to spend federal transportation money.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Ideally continuity systems will be positive aids that enhance organizations' flexibility without overly constraining individuals.

The flexibility introduced into the system by the carriers means that each group is able to operate with a degree of autonomy.

The key question is how flexibility will be applied in sensitive areas such as foreign policy.

The system allows a lot more flexibility in the way the fireplace can be placed in the house.

This system offers reduced keycard expenses for the hotel, increased efficiency and increased flexibility .

To begin, all the couples involved apparently had the flexibility to accept a dramatic role reversal.

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