nonterritoriality

territoriality

[ter-i-tawr-ee-al-i-tee, -tohr-]
noun
1.
territorial quality, condition, or status.
2.
the behavior of an animal in defining and defending its territory.
3.
attachment to or protection of a territory or domain.

Origin:
1890–95; territorial + -ity

nonterritoriality, noun
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territoriality (ˌtɛrɪˌtɔːrɪˈælɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  the state or rank of being a territory
2.  the behaviour shown by an animal when establishing and defending its territory

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territoriality ter·ri·to·ri·al·i·ty (těr'ĭ-tôr'ē-āl'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. A behavior pattern in animals consisting of the occupation and defense of a territory.

  2. A similar behavior pattern in humans consisting of the tendency to defend a particular domain or sphere of influence or interest.

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territoriality   (těr'ĭ-tôr'ē-āl'ĭ-tē)  Pronunciation Key 
A behavior pattern in animals consisting of the occupation and defense of a territory.
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