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/view) progresista(decision) inteligenteenlightened despotism — despotismo ilustrado masculine
- in these enlightened times / in this enlightened age — en esta época de progresos / adelantos
- Buddha, the enlightened one — Buda, el iluminado
- It's in our interest, also, it's in our enlightened self-interest.
- Kamen designed the space not simply to be an enlightened employer but to lure his workforce there.
- She notes that in the business community expressions of enlightened self-interest about the need for a healthy vibrant city are beginning to emerge.
- For the sake of enlightened economic self-interest they must, however, work more closely together.
- The way to inspire your kids is with the inspiration of enlightened self-interest.
- If Bradford is serious about being seen as a modern city with enlightened views, a good animal welfare programme is crucial.
- Those kinds of beliefs are not held by enlightened, intelligent people.
- Fortunately, our enlightened employers do not share his prejudice.
- This book suggests that if you can achieve forgiveness, the side effect of forgiveness is a form of enlightened self-interest.
- Due to his patronage of the arts and his interest in literature, he was known as an enlightened ruler.
- With his reputation as an enlightened, well-informed senior High Court judge, Lord Bonomy is unafraid to take on the government of the day.
- Their language contrasted with that of the eighteenth-century reformers who had entrusted the mission of modernity and progress to enlightened rulers.
- So I think they will act in enlightened self-interest and keep up our coalition as we try to attack this enemy.
- It has come to spread strange new tastes from an advanced enlightened civilization.
- He said ‘… broad literacy prepares students to act as educated, enlightened citizens.’
- The impression is not at all of gentle and graceful housing as one might expect of a development in this enlightened age.
- Now, so it is in the interest, the enlightened self-interest of the developed world to help the developing world to get over their problem.
- It's not just a matter of solidarity with those who have less than we have but also a matter of enlightened self-interest.
- The deal is a pension prototype for enlightened employers
- As I say, the move is entirely legal and might even be described as enlightened and rational.
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