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(use as authority)(precedent/principle) invocar
- The philosophy of ‘naturalism’ is imposed upon the evidence so that the authority of science is invoked for a secular view of the world.
- The King's Men apparently heard about Pavier's planned collection and invoked the protection of authority.
- Whereas others opted for one of the two theories by invoking arguments or authorities, Beguelin made a systematic search for experiments which he hoped would settle the dispute.
- The author invokes the strength of medical authority to his denial of the negative impact on health intrinsic to the operation of such a smelter.
- Back then the same arguments were used to invoke the people to vote, the same grim scenario of a hardliner-dominated regime who would stifle all the progress made were told and retold again and again.
- To make exclusions - to excuse the invaders - is to invoke a moral difference argument, which I don't believe a democracy can tolerate.
- The question is the wisdom of proceeding without U.N. authority where we have invoked the resolutions of the U.N. as the basis for an attack.
- Sir Rabbie Namaliu invoking the bygones be bygones argument says hammering out the agreement was a matter of discussion.
- Since the attack, Canadian authorities have invoked the threat of terrorism to justify a clamp down on protests that extends well beyond Kananaskis County.
- Throughout his argument Lord Kingsland repeatedly invoked the well-recognised EC principles of legal certainty and proportionality.
- It is a reflection of the degradation of public debate that political and medical authorities are now reduced to invoking the simplistic morality of children to make them feel good about themselves.
- However Stephen Matthews lost some support when he invoked the women's suffrage movement.
- Two other arguments are invoked in support of the rule.
- Dana's attorneys did try to make this argument, invoking a federal statute that allows damages awards for constitutional rights violations.
- Many of the lefty bloggers have lately been pursuing one of their persuasion's favourite follies: selecting a congenial conclusion and then invoking spurious science to support it.
- And those who support the penalty readily invoke the wishes of the grieving mother who cries out for the blood of her baby's killer.
- Berrigan and Charnov invoke field data supporting such a correlation, but they call the appearance of a tradeoff between these two parameters a major puzzle.
- Moral indignation was invoked to support the violation.
- In support of this claim, they invoke the archaic Greeks, often citing Hesiod's Works and Days, among other classical sources.
- Solomon invokes the term ‘stakeholder’ to dismiss Friedman's argument that the ethical responsibilities of business stop with stockholders.
1.2(call into use)(law/rule) invocar(law/rule) acogerse a
- This article describes the steps to change the default image editor application, which is invoked from the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer.
- Can I use a Java application instead of a JSP (JavaServer Page) to invoke a servlet on an application server?
- The only possible operation is to read data when Read-Only Mode is invoked.
2(call up)(devil/spirits) invocar(devil/spirits) conjurar
- Aladdin's nemesis, Jafar, has long since been despatched to the after-life, but his evil sister Nasira has found a way to bring back the dastardly villain by invoking the ‘spell of restoration’.
- I think the whole question of whether certain spiritual practices or philosophies inevitably lead you to invoke a particular spirit is the one that's crucial to me.
- Then a grand puja is performed invoking the spirit of Pancha Ganapati in the home.
- In Wicca, we also invoke deities into our circles.
- And once you have invoked your spirit to sing with you, they invoke those unheard notes within you which is the form of communication with other spirits.
- A bearded sorcerer is busy invoking spirits with his incantation, his glazed eyes staring into the distance and all aglow in the dark.
- To invoke a deity, power, or spirit is to allow yourself to become a ‘tube’ that passes energy and wisdom though your body so that others may receive it.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.