In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of person, group)independencia feminine
- None had become pregnant in the hope of gaining a council house or financial independence.
- I am a people's person and feel happy when connected although I like my independence.
- He finds this amusing, but plans to use his freedom and independence constructively.
- Its the only way we will ensure that we achieve financial independence in the long run.
- They're just kids doing what kids do, which is kick over the traces and test their independence.
- Schools could apply to become trust schools with greater independence and freedom.
- How do you measure the value of independence to professionalism in any discipline?
- It's important that you're both able to feel a sense of independence and autonomy.
- Is it possible for freedom and independence to arise in new ways under new conditions?
- The downside is you don't have as much independence and the upside is I get everything done for me.
- It was an attack on our freedom, our independence and our ability to make choices.
- Having less mobility means that I have to be more resourceful to maintain my independence.
- As a man of independence, if not independent means, he preferred the freelance life.
- She said the new playground would help give the children greater independence.
- We have just held only the third presidential election since we gained our independence.
- By the way, what I said in my previous entry about my independence still stands.
- He also got some independence back after he was given an electric wheelchair.
- It gives them independence, helps them with socialising and is tremendous therapy.
- Young people find they need a greater degree of freedom, independence and privacy.
- At home James gained more independence as he grew older, yet was still very clingy to his mother.
2(of country)independencia feminineto gain / win independence — obtener la independencia
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