Translation of modus vivendi in Spanish:

modus vivendi

modus vivendi, n.

Pronunciation /ˌmoʊdəs vɪˈvɛndaɪ//ˌmoʊdəs vɪˈvɛndi//ˌməʊdəs vɪˈvɛndiː//ˌməʊdəs vɪˈvɛndʌɪ/



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    modus vivendi masculine formal
    arreglo masculine
    • A genuine commitment to public reason and the political values it entails is required to get beyond a mere modus vivendi that lasts only so long as each of the parties gets what it wants.
    • The modus vivendi that was reached did not allay the popes' fears of the territorial expansion of the kingdom that might take over Rome itself.
    • Events led to the use of force; but in a sense it was used only to provide the basic conditions for a return to the first alternative, the patient and peaceful development of a modus vivendi.
    • Right now, the prospects for any kind of modus vivendi are grim.
    • The Church hierarchy had for centuries flourished by maintaining close, mutually beneficial relations with the civil authorities, and its own modus vivendi presupposed such ties.
    • Why could not a modus vivendi have been struck between Britain and Germany?
    • Serious problems arise, however, when instrumental reason dominates the institution's modus operandi and modus vivendi.
    • There is the problem of finding a modus vivendi on the constitution.
    • Every administration seems to reach its own modus vivendi, squaring expectations with realities between the policy and intelligence communities.
    • But the Prime Minister and the Chancellor have worked out a modus vivendi which allows for the business of government to carry on.
    • If a couple has worked out a modus vivendi vis-à-vis their own bank accounts, suddenly having to consider the needs of a third person can be tricky.
    • I slip back into that modus vivendi all too easily.
    • Whoever becomes mayor will first have to achieve a modus vivendi with the council.
    • African culture has had to negotiate a contemporary modus vivendi between writing in French, its own traditional oral forms and the facts of post-colonial cultural life.
    • Despite divergences in perspectives, it did not follow that an amicable modus vivendi could not be accomplished.
    • To cut it smaller would go against the entire Home Depot modus vivendi.
    • The two sides have to find some kind of reconciliation, some kind of modus vivendi over time.
    • To some extent, this reflected a standoff or even a temporary modus vivendi between the antagonists.
    • Add to that a healthy dose of optimism, and her modus vivendi starts to jibe with current findings about lifestyle choices and sustained vitality.
    • I've written here before about people who believe that skepticism is not only an obligation - which it is - but a modus vivendi, the only possible option for a Thinking Person.
    • If you've already been living apart for four years, you may have established a modus vivendi with your spouse.
    • Your modus vivendi depends on being able to control how people talk about you, much like a politician or pop star.
    • He realized early on that the idea of achieving a modus vivendi with the National Socialist dictatorship was out of the question.