In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of offer, responsibility, job)aceptación feminine
- The letter of intent was not a binding contract; it was not an offer capable of acceptance; nor did any event which followed the letter of intent constitute a binding contract between the parties.
- A week before we were set to leave, Jake had received his acceptance letter to a baseball camp in New York.
- Seniors are receiving their acceptance letters; the hallways are a daily scene of impromptu celebrations and rounds of hugs.
- I know people hate long acceptance speeches, especially from ‘nobodies.’
- You have a letter and you have the apparent acceptance of the offer made in the letter by the employees turning up.
- The university arranged to interview me in Toronto at this seminar and after what I could only call a 10-minute informal chat, I was given an offer of acceptance then and there.
- Manchester United's acceptance of an offer from Barcelona will go down in history as the moment Beckham's career on the field hit skid row.
- Dick was quite moved, and in his acceptance speech he named all the people who had helped make his dream come true.
- The commentary was her acceptance speech upon receiving the American Psychological Society's William James Fellow Award.
- This year she told the crowd that she had just realized her dress was completely see-through; she spent the rest of her acceptance speech with her legs firmly together.
- While the unions representing them have broadly welcomed the packages offered and advised acceptance, the workers believe it is simply not good enough.
- Thus, their acceptance of those offers certainly did not mean, as Mr. Lister implied, that those parents no longer wanted a place at St. George's Prep.
- The deadline for acceptance of the offer is Thursday afternoon, but both sides have claimed they have the upper hand in a takeover battle which is becoming increasingly bitter.
- Brad had received his acceptance letter earlier that month.
- Typically courteous, he began his acceptance speech by offering copious thanks to all and sundry.
- Attorney General John Ashcroft received an honorary doctorate from and delivered his acceptance speech at BJU in May 1999.
- Bowling for Columbine was already a success before it won the Oscar for best documentary, but the award - and Moore's controversial acceptance speech - gave the film an extra bounce.
- While Dr Mullins has received irrevocable acceptances of his offer from shareholders, owning 36% of the company, it is now considered a near certainty that the buyout will fail.
- The company was also going after talent in rival services outfits, said Livermore, and was getting an 80% acceptance rate to offers it was making.
- If there is an 80% acceptance of the offer by GV shareholders, the takeover should be finalised by the end of September.
1.2(of authority, decision)aceptación femininethis does not imply our acceptance of your terms — eso no implica que aceptemos sus condiciones
- But these new ideas only gained acceptance when improved observational facilities allowed astronomers to begin making reliable estimates of the distances to and motions of galaxies.
- Gitt, incredibly, replied that his ideas have wide acceptance among scientists.
- His ideas only found wider acceptance 300 years after his death, when Confucianism was declared a state religion during the Han Dynasty.
- However the cause of his suicide may have been wrongly attributed to the lack of acceptance of his ideas.
- This also permitted the unbiased acceptance of new ideas.
- What this passage illustrates is not only the possibility, but the general acceptance, of the idea that language is separate from identity.
- These borders indicate the early acceptance of the idea of a frame as a way to set off, isolate and distinguish a drawing or painting.
- This kind of non-critical acceptance of a belief system is especially a feature of the three monotheistic religions.
- His evidence in favor of such a shift is instructive of his thinking and acceptance of Darwinian ideas.
- ‘Due to the very favourable acceptance of the idea by the French people, the holiday is now celebrated all over the world,’ said Venkova.
- Some studies have focused on the influence of the academic background of participants on their acceptance of belief in paranormal phenomena.
- There are the same paradoxes with rejection of some Western ideas and acceptance of others.
- Underlying these explanations is an acceptance of the foundational ideas of the Antigonish Movement.
- But on the North Shore, acceptance of the idea is slow in coming.
- Today, acceptance of ideas of supernatural causality is more common among women, while some men, particularly those with party or military backgrounds, reject such ideas.
- If Sonntag is right, the average acceptance of these beliefs should be the same between groups of students from scientific versus humanistic studies.
- ‘Very good, that one,’ he reiterates his acceptance of my ideas.
- Thus we make attributions of causal relatedness on the basis of prior acceptance of scientific explanations.
- Morgan seemed to consider what she said, and eventually he nodded in acceptance of her explanation, causing Milanehey to sigh in relief.
- In our age, the term has become almost synonymous with an irrational acceptance of beliefs for which we lack evidence.
1.3(of bill, terms, risk)aceptación feminine
2(approval)aprobación femininethe proposal met with universal acceptance — la propuesta gozó del beneplácito de todos
- she finally won acceptance for her plan — finalmente logró que su plan fuera aceptado
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