In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(replacement)sustitución femininereemplazo masculine
- Technological displacement has the potential to produce social disasters.
- This is a slightly more intractable problem than the prospect that any totalitarian movement will close off opportunities for its own later displacement by refusing to hold further elections.
- This displacement effect also had a gendered component, as women disproportionately entered the fastest growing occupations.
- Labor groups resisted the introduction of the steam presses fearing job displacement.
- From West Africa to Southeast Asia, these trends have resulted in massive male displacement and, frequently, unemployment.
- In such a case, females would be farther north than males in the absence of displacement of females by later-arriving males.
- Job displacement means, in effect, the replacement of union members with foreign workers who have no union ties.
- Least successful are the Bacon triptychs, which leave unanswered what is made of the displacement of a gay artist's male subjects by female protagonists.
- Still, if Government had had a vision for food production as a vital component of our economy, it would have minimised the wanton displacement of farmers in favour of upscale housing and manufacturing.
- Birkerts is a life-long lover of the printed word, as the title of his book implies, and he isn't liable to underestimate the effects of the displacement of the book's dominance in our culture by the electronic media.
- The Employment Policies Institute says, We have this displacement effect, or we expect this displacement effect, and therefore the living wage is not a viable policy.
- The bugle was essential to all military communication until its displacement by electronics.
- The displacement effect is seen still more clearly, and more dangerously, over Iraq.
2Nautical desplazamiento masculineMotor Vehicles cilindrada feminine
- A gear pump system has a fixed displacement and requires a change in pump shaft speed to affect pump volume.
- Variable displacement piston pumps are just icing on the cake of an already flourishing miniexcavator market.
- Sizing the engine for its current displacement meant that the crankshaft lost four pounds, and could ride on smaller bearing journals.
- The LMZ Artemis has a summer deadweight of 69,714 tonnes, 83,000 tonne displacement, is 228 metres long and has draft of 12.1 metres.
- The inundation occurred because Sanchung's water displacement system was incapable of handling the torrential rain, the city said.
- Improvements include increased payload share of ship displacement, stealthy design, advanced propulsion system and combat systems with modular open architecture.
- Small, at less than 190 ft long, it is thought to have been of less than 1000 tons displacement.
- It measures in at 950 feet with a displacement of 62,069 tons and reaches speeds up to 24 knots.
- Sail area to displacement ratio is 15.5, and displacement / length ratio is, by modern standards, a hefty 322.
- This capability has invariably led to vessels of some 20,000 tons displacement or more.
- In another one of those historical ironies, the modern corvette is the same size and displacement as the original destroyers that appeared about a century ago.
- The manufacturer's specified displacement was 2,900 lb prior to 1984 and 3,000 lb. after.
- They were ships of under a thousand tons displacement, with crews of about a hundred sailors.
- Driving pressure (also known as power) is determined by the displacement of the reciprocating pumps or diaphragms.
- Her displacement exceeds 3000 tons, making her the biggest undersea craft yet built.
- The Colgate 26's sail area/displacement ratio is a respectable 23.9 and displacement / length ratio is 145.
- About 18 years ago the captain of the mv Superior Producer, a freighter of around 1500 tonnes displacement, got it wrong and ended up on the rocks.
- In 1899, a French staff officer designed an armoured landing craft fitted with a detachable landing ramp, of about 80 tons displacement.
- Some 15.7m long with a maximum loaded displacement of 24 tonnes, they have a top speed of 24 knots and a range of 210 nautical miles.
- The hull displacement is 2,168t surfaced and 2,455t dived.
- Perceptual displacement of cues modulated performance of the prospective component but not the retrospective component.
- Like all symbioses it was bound together and sustained by the primary processes of uncritical displacement and condensation.
- Instead, by using displacement, an individual is able to still experience his or her anger, but it is directed at a less threatening target than the real cause.
- Because their meaning is never fixed, they evolve easily during the operations of transfer and displacement.
- The influence of perceptual displacement and age on the retrospective component of prospective remembering was considered in a similar analysis.
4(of refugees)desplazamiento masculine
- She acknowledges that displacement here no longer spells exile; it can mean instead an exhilarating sense of life at the interstices.
- It would have been preferable had Sachs reached such realizations before advocating policies that inflicted mass displacements on work forces across eastern Europe.
- There are three possible resolutions to displacement: return and repatriation, resettlement, or asylum in another country.
- Slave culture made possible the support of certain syncretistic elements that evolved naturally from the displacement process.
- Hailing from Canada to Israel and Palestine, all of the artists have dealt with issues surrounding displacement, exile and identity in varying ways.
- Since this time, the British government has been eager to present it as a move of ‘contract labourers’ back to their country of origin - not a displacement of a settled population.
- Like the devoted salmon, they can't be defined apart from their homeland, and may seem to choose extinction over displacement.
- A building-by-building response simply cannot keep up with the city-wide surge in rents or the waves of displacement that result.
- Regular villas for Roman colonists in Kent: evidence suggests massive displacement of native farmers after Roman conquest
- There was no mention of displacement by natural catastrophes.
- The project involves large-scale displacement of farmers and destruction of farmland, forests and common lands.
- This move has resulted in numerous displacements, including the separation of couples and family members, as seniors are being forced to take up residence where the government tells them.
- If such a plan were to be implemented, the logic of the 1947 partition of the sub-continent would be replicated with attendant mass displacements and violence.
- One cannot neglect that these early religious communities were themselves agents of such social and political changes as the radical displacement of the Khmer occupants of the delta by the Vietnamese state.
- Current asylum procedure is based on the Convention on Refugees, drafted by Western governments in 1951 in the context of population displacements following World War Two.
- HRW reported that in 1998 Bulgaria supplied both sides in the Ethiopia-Eritrea border conflict, which had led to large displacements of civilians in both countries.
- Their construction led to the displacement of around 130,000 people.
- We cannot allow these visions that lack public participation, divide the city into uneven halves, skew development and cause large displacements to become realities.
- To return to the passage in which Leon brings home his bride, we can see how their union is impacted by the displacement of small landholding farmers.
- We've seen this with Burundi and now in the eastern DRC, where a year later, the signed peace agreement is crumbling, with renewed fighting and civilian displacements.
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