In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) embrutecer(person) llevar a un estado de barbarie
- The army itself was barbarized and turned into an instrument of sheer oppression.
- It proposes a barbarising of the inside of a language (thus culture) such as is unavoidable for those coming to a culture from its outside.
- Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in.
- Other races were infantilised or barbarised, or held up as object lessons in the perils of racial degeneration.
- Kirkeby evidently was not above barbarizing them with crude strokes and muddy patches of overpainting when they threatened to become too accessible.
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