In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Politics Psychologyalienarthis has alienated all his friends — esto ha hecho que todos sus amigos se alejen / se distancien de él
- to alienate the middle classes — perder el apoyo de la clase media
- to alienate sb from sb/sth — alejar a algn de algn/algo
- to alienate oneself from sb/sth — alejarse / distanciarse de algn/algo
- The ultimate purpose of the acquisitions is to enable the Territory to validly alienate Crown land in the manner that is stated in the notices of proposed acquisition.
- Once the state has alienated any parcel of land, it can never re-establish its original claim.
- Ever since the 1290 statute it has been a principle of the law that generally an estate owner should have a free and unfettered power to alienate his property.
- Consequently, unless the plaintiff alienated his ownership, he has been the owner of the case since it came into being.
- The land would then be alienated to the private sector by tender.
2Law(property) enajenar(property) alienar
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