In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(knowledge)familiarity with sth
- she claimed extensive familiarity with the method/problem — dijo estar muy familiarizada con el método/problema
- familiarity with computers would be an asset — se valorará la experiencia previa con computadoras
- Access, knowledge and familiarity with technology is still dividing the haves from the have-nots in an increasingly unequal world.
- At the same time, he conducts his analysis with a dispassionate respect that evidences both his years of familiarity with Eritrea and the maturity of his knowledge.
- Their ability to conduct surprise raids presupposed close familiarity with currents, beaches, and locations of population centres.
- The author is at her best when she showcases her extensive knowledge of black film history and her keen familiarity with technical and other aspects of film making in a variety of genres.
- The South and East courses always provide a challenge and increasing familiarity with the layout provides the knowledge necessary for good course management and good scores.
- Familiarity with new technology increased acceptance, and this familiarity can be learned locally or taught during an experiment.
- After years of familiarity with her work, I'm convinced that exact knowledge of the system makes little difference in appreciating the paintings.
- For one thing, the Wachowski brothers have a knowledge and familiarity with a number of ideas, concepts and philosophies that play an important part in the Matrix films.
- Knowledge and familiarity with the avenues of HfV transmission may mobilize nurses who question their ability or role in thwarting the virus and disease.
- Knowledge of the signaling mechanism and familiarity with signal-related functions help one write programs more efficiently.
- The stock of knowledge refers to a student's familiarity with the content and language of economics prior to entering a university course.
- Subgroup analyses, however, indicated variation among respondents with respect to knowledge and familiarity with legumes.
- They are using the experience to gain familiarity with the technology, enter new markets, and meet new clients.
- Job seekers' experience and their familiarity with the Chinese market were the focal issues for headhunters.
- The survey showed that the 456 dietitians who responded had low knowledge of regulatory processes and familiarity with new food products of biotechnology.
- Some background familiarity with philosophy is assumed, but no detailed knowledge of texts or terminology.
- Very few Japanese people ever extend their knowledge of Bulgaria beyond familiarity with its yoghurt, which has become part of the national cuisine in Japan.
- Skinner believes there's no way you can become a VA without several years of office experience and considerable familiarity with the necessary technology.
- It may sound simple enough, but familiarity with the gear and proficiency in these basic skills is imperative when you are on top of a mountain in a howling gale.
- They found no relationship between the rate of referral and physicians' knowledge, beliefs and familiarity with the effects of alternative therapies.
1.2(of person, book, landscape)familiaridad femininefamiliarity breeds contempt — lo que se tiene no se aprecia
- St. John seems very dissatisfied and distrustful of Jane's desire for sensual comfort and calm in household familiarities to come, and blood relations.
- From the viewpoint of the cinephile, the sense of difference is inextricable from the sensation of discovery; the strangeness, the seeming lack of ties to our own familiarities, contributes to the impact.
- Saint-Exupéry steers the aircraft and dreams of the calming familiarities of earth.
- The towers look like beacons in the stormy night, still strangely reassuring in their solidity and familiarity.
- It's reminiscent of Crash, but the game plays in such a massive, interactive, organic and (dare I say it) perfect way that any familiarities are a welcome reassurance, not a downfall on the developer's part.
- The measure of a joke's effectiveness is equal to the quality of its writing and delivery multiplied by the familiarity of its subject.
- They effectively harness the familiarity of well-know ditties to send up celebrity culture.
- To emigrate might mean abandoning the old climbing oak, the hearth, relatives, and childhood friends-all the small town familiarities.
2.1(informality)confianza femininethe familiarity of their manner — la confianza con que se (/ la etc. ) trataban
- We need look no further than the popular TV show "The Office" to see that too much personal fraternization and familiarity will lead to employee contempt, regardless of the talent or ineptitude of the manager.
- In early May or June 2001, the North Carolina Department of Correction began a formal misconduct investigation into allegations of inappropriate interaction/undue familiarity between correctional staff and inmates at the prison.
2.2(overintimacy)exceso de confianza masculineI don't tolerate such familiarities from subordinates — no tolero que mis subordinados se tomen semejantes confianzas
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