In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desiderátum masculine formal
- As no longer an order imposed by nature, it is clear that subjective freedom is an essential desideratum: the relation of marriage must of all things be between self-consciously free individuals.
- Well, you know, these are among the desiderata, the telltales, of great art in any culture!
- With no social contract (the desideratum of the advocates of the social), there can be no social relations, and therefore no social.
- The early presidents, it seems, were all devotees of Scripture who deemed the Bible a desideratum for both governor and governed.
- The full desiderata of resort luxury is here, including huge seafront grounds private villas and fine dining - not to mention a spa where the healing hands are exceptional.
- Our ships should be the best of their kind - this is the first desideratum.
- Although taxonomic stability may be a desideratum, in reality taxonomic stability is a manifestation of scientific stagnation.
- A global world is a place where, for once, the desideratum of moral responsibility and survival coincide and blend.
- While these are the essential requirements, certain additional desiderata should perhaps be recorded.
- Those bedrooms, while not obvious desiderata for a family of three, should bring the asking price up to half a million dollars.
- Variety and abundance were desiderata and restrained components of animals, buildings, landscape, etc. should therefore be included.
- It enshrines the essential desideratum of popular criticism - it only criticizes other people.
- Conversely, once cultural exposure is established as an urgent desideratum, can areas of inquiry like biblical criticism continue to be viewed as off limits?
- In the arena of sex, ‘virtuousness’ for women but ‘virtuosity’ for men have always been the desiderata.
- For small companies, where centralized management is not a desideratum, this solution may be feasible.
- The concept that has replaced efficiency as the great desideratum in genetic coding is error-tolerance, or robustness.
- There are many desiderata of a successful privatization process, not all of which are compatible.
- In his view, avoiding ‘social dissension’ is more than a policy desideratum or a prudent aspiration.
- This was the great desideratum of the machine as first brought over to this country and shown in Hyde Park; nor have our implement makers, though they introduce some important improvements, succeeded in supplying the want this indicated.
- In principle that does seem to be the ideal solution to reach the twin desiderata in health care: cost control and clinical freedom for providers.
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