Translation of immobilism in Spanish:


inmovilismo, n.

Pronunciation /ɪˈməʊbɪlɪz(ə)m//ɪ(m)ˈmoʊbəˌlɪzəm/


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    inmovilismo masculine
    • The stability of the past, at times bordering on immobilism and stagnation, has been replaced by mobility and change, by economic revival and political uncertainty.
    • By the end of the decade the bishops began to realize that they were prisoners of the queen's immobilism, committed to enforcing her settlement rather than improving it.
    • The multi-tiered pattern which has emerged is largely law and court-driven, marked by policy immobilism at the centre and by negative market integration, which imposes significant constraints on national social policies.
    • The immobilism and sense of decay infects consumer confidence; in both countries consumers are building up their savings, weakening demand growth and deferring still further the chances of an economic recovery.
    • The result is that caution and political immobilism have now become instinctive.