In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(farsighted)(plan/leader) con visión de futuro
- President Lyndon Johnson epitomized the alpha and omega of a leader's visionary determination.
- When I spoke to one of the people behind this project, I was struck by its simplicity and by the visionary future paradigm that it is based on.
- Pathology and pills don't offer a very visionary route to such imaginings.
- He hopes to see the gains achieved by the U.S. civil rights movement, and maybe even a vision of ideal universal equality, reflected in the visionary future of the Federation.
- The film is based around Isaac Asimov's visionary stories about future technology where robots are an integral part of our daily lives.
- Nor was it Neal Stephenson, the visionary science fiction writer who imagined a future transformed by nanotechnology in his 1995 novel The Diamond Age.
- These two visionary leaders forged an enduring relationship that has weathered many challenges from the Cold War to the terrorism we face today.
- The awards highlight projects that go beyond technical solutions to consider process, human behavior, and visionary city planning.
- Clearly the last chapters of Wilde's novel are not visionary glimpses of the future.
- The strongest photographs in the show have a mysterious, iconic power that seems to unite a difficult present and a visionary future.
- Guymun is well-known for her visionary insights and gifted storytelling.
- I marvelled at the imaginative energy of the Martian enterprise, at its visionary and dogged inventiveness.
- One expects them to be capable of imagining another, better future - a Utopian moment, a visionary book.
- And that is why this ebullient, energetic and visionary leader suddenly became mute and reclusive.
- During the coming months, AMT will presents visionary articles from leaders on the future of the arts and music.
- We keep saying that we are visionary world leaders, but our customers, for the most part, aren't buying it.
- The too-obvious answer is that clever, creative, visionary people are attracted to either the abstraction of art and literature or the practical innovation of science and technology.
- I would be much more comfortable for there to be an inspiring philosophy led by a visionary leader.
- One of its founders, Professor Tony Robards, will explain how York's city leaders took bold and visionary steps to create a shared strategic vision, long before recent government initiatives.
- It is not easy to paint a visionary future and also to chart the map that gets you there.
- The book ends with an assault by the mob on Mr Chainmail's 12th-cent. castle, an ironic comment on the more visionary schemes to solve the troubles of the age of reform.
- ‘These hypothetical, visionary schemes will only act to deter tenants from investing in their businesses,’ he said.
1(dreamer)visionario masculinovisionaria femenino
2(seer)iluminado masculinoiluminada femeninovisionario masculinovisionaria femenino
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