In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in totalitarian regimes)persona cuya existencia es negada oficialmente
2(unimportant person)persona insignificante feminine
- Contemporary law classified married and under-aged women as non-persons, their identities being subsumed under that of their husband or father.
- It was like I was a non-person and it left me feeling quite disgusted and upset.
- There is a real danger that immigrants may become non-persons in modern Ireland, leading to their marginalisation.
- I have not talked to him and as far as I'm concerned he is a non-person.
- But Cornelia Rau's sister says Government policy must now be carefully managed to ensure non-citizens aren't simply treated as non-persons.
- That fact is relevant only if embryos are non-persons.
- Trotsky had been declared a non-person and left radicalism had experienced a macabre renaissance in the form of the so-called Third Period of class struggle propagated by the Stalinist-dominated Comintern since 1928.
- The student becomes a non-person in the group and either has to find a new organization or gives up aikido altogether.
- They were not allowed to vote because they were considered sub-rational non-persons!
- Newt Gingrich, who defined the Republican Party in the '90s, was a non-person at this convention.
- They arrived, if they did arrive, utterly separated from their homelands and families, non-persons who were to be useful only for their work.
- If Colmes remains largely a non-person in progressive circles, his tendency to concede points to the right and criticize the left make him the favorite liberal of many conservatives.
- But to Steve, he was apparently invisible, a non-person of the high school world.
- When that's gone, you start to feel like you're becoming a non-person.
- Can you give us a glimpse into what it is like to have become a non-person amongst your former community?
- That law allowed slave owners to kill their slaves, as the rights of life, liberty, and freedom do not extend to non-persons.
- The 16 year old was a non-person to Ken; simply an arguing point.
- Although the case was dismissed, deprived of passport, he became a non-person.
- Rumfoord didn't take him seriously, since he considered him a non-person better off dead.
- Widows were considered burdens upon the community and family and they became non-persons.
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