In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- With a master's degree from a British university and years of overseas experience, he is just the type of cosmopolitan go-getter to make it big in the emerging New Economy.
- It must have been a daunting task to write the life of this cosmopolitan figure, using documents scattered in several different countries and written in as many languages.
- I should define it as a cosmopolitan city, tolerant of different lifestyles, with a good quality environment and cultural activities.
- Both of the two speak good English, are very cosmopolitan and have had lots of exposure to Western culture.
- The environment in which it operates is so different, we're much more cosmopolitan and sophisticated.
- Rather, what I want to do is to develop an account of the cosmopolitan respect for differences and to explore what that respect requires when we are engaged in moral debate across the boundaries between nations.
- With roots in the eighteenth-century tradition of cosmopolitan rationalism, they enshrine an approach to human affairs which prizes discussion, informed opinion and moral decency.
- He has had a cosmopolitan existence and learned early on how to negotiate different cultures.
- The Australian culture and identity began to change, becoming more cosmopolitan from this point onward.
- In addition, the relationship between international or cosmopolitan outlooks, national attitudes, and local patriotism needs clarification.
- In all of this there was not the slightest trace of cosmopolitan openness or tolerance of other cultures.
- Some of that admiration has recently been squandered by the behaviour of our major political parties, who regard standing up for cosmopolitan principles as electorally risky and a sign of weakness.
- But, more seriously, his cosmopolitan upbringing - born in Malta, brought up in Elgin, Berkshire and Hong Kong - has prepared him well for life on the road.
- Today's college students are different: they are more cosmopolitan and have many interests.
- Perhaps new forms of political community which are more respectful of cultural differences and more cosmopolitan than their predecessors will emerge in consequence.
- ‘Ours is a cosmopolitan culture; like an ocean, anything which falls into it melts and becomes a part of it,’ he explains.
- Due to the country's ethnic divisions and prevalent rural traditions, leaders of the newly formed parties, despite their cosmopolitan outlook, did not transcend ethnic affiliations.
- But these pretty guys are much more cosmopolitan than just being Aussies, and they don't just speak with Australian accents, however it may sound to the undiscerning ear.
- Yes, this Croatia-born Norwegian psychotherapist and practitioner of alternate medicine is a cosmopolitan citizen in the true sense of the term.
- We started to favor people with international, cosmopolitan, or global backgrounds in admissions.
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