Translation of clannish in Spanish:

clannish

cerrado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈklænɪʃ//ˈklanɪʃ/

adjective

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    cerrado
    exclusivista
    they are very clannish son un grupo muy cerrado / exclusivista
    • ‘People are loyal,’ he says, ‘and at the same time clannish - this is my group.’
    • I can't stand how limited, how clannish, how narrow-minded they are!
    • Highly clannish, these tribes were organized in tight kinship groups with commonly held property and a rough-and-ready sort of representative government regarding matters other than military.
    • Borderlanders were migratory, blood thirsty, clannish, and suspicious of strangers.
    • The people tend to be traditionally clannish in the rural areas.
    • The natural reaction for humans is to be clannish.
    • The English art scene in the 1950s was clannish and especially difficult for a woman to break into.
    • Also from ancient times onward, the more tribal or clannish a society, the more resistant it is to change - and the more often pressures for modernizing reforms must come largely from outside or above.
    • The town, with its nautical history, its foghorns, its steep bluffs and clannish folk, is quintessential Minesota.
    • They are insular, cliquey and clannish.
    • The county is notorious for clannish thinking when it comes to the outside world.
    • Their clannish fights are the backdrop for our battles in the game.
    • The essence of the myth is that the English are standoffish, the Welsh are clannish and only the Scots and the Irish mix with anyone.
    • The clannish nature of the villagers and townspeople was evident.
    • By 1918, there was suspicion of German Americans and other ethnic groups who were thought to be too clannish and too attached to their Old World cultures.
    • Early Finnish Americans had a reputation for being clannish.
    • A decision by the often clannish management of a small firm to let in outsiders can be monumental.
    • Basque immigrants tended to remain clannish at first, socializing with other Basques - often from the same villages in Europe - and patronizing Basque businesses.
    • It's the clannish attitude which drove my parents and many others far from their heritage.
    • They also are seen as clannish and as a criminal menace.