Translation of patrician in Spanish:


patricio, adj.

Pronunciation /pəˈtrɪʃən//pəˈtrɪʃ(ə)n/


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    • We see he's not a god or an angel, but an ordinary man - a handsome, patrician Englishman to be sure, but mortal.
    • This tone of slight snobbishness, a patrician aversion to vulgar middle-class prejudice, is typical of the book.
    • Dressed in a well-cut navy blazer, cashmere turtleneck and charcoal trousers, he cuts a patrician figure as he orders a pot of tea in the Merrion hotel.
    • Mary, smiling, reads a prayer-book, akin to the one she appears in, with patrician composure.
    • As industrial employment declined, the luxury of patrician landowners living from landed income maintained the demand for urban services.
    • And her patrician demeanour bespeaks her standing in the sport over which she has reigned supreme for a period spanning three Olympics.
    • The bourgeois or patrician oligarchies found it easier to defend their privileges.
    • The Splendido, a former monastery and later a patrician villa, soon became what it is today: one of Europe's most exclusive, and expensive, hotels.
    • But that is a fault of the patrician government.
    • Some were seated with patrician affability at windows with dramatic swagged curtains.
    • Venetian patrician society not only tolerated but flaunted courtesans, who star in some of the best Venetian paintings.
    • The latter was of patrician birth and a political hostess.
    • Municipal reform might well replace a patrician oligarchy of local gentry and merchants, weakening collective action and undermining the corporate, civic culture.
    • The patrician elite who financed and directed the institution saw its mission as the eradication of class conflict.
    • His straight, patrician nose simply added to the resolute, aristocratic aura surrounding him.
    • With his patrician ancestry, going back to the Puritans on his mother's side, he acts as though he is born to rule.
    • These are studies of sunlight on the shimmering white summer dresses worn by patrician women and children around the turn of the twentieth century.
    • On this occasion, he spoke of the function and importance of art in Hamburg's public realm to an audience of patrician elite.
    • We may remember that at about the same time over 70 per cent of patrician women in Venice were nuns.
    • Access to furniture was more widespread among the ancient Greeks, whose patrician classes demanded a refined type of chair called the klismos.


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    patricio masculine
    patricia feminine
    • In 1981, he became the country's fourth prime minister, but the first commoner after a trio of blue-blooded patricians.
    • Is it Coriolanus, or instead those who surround him, the plebeians, the patricians?
    • But we do not have to go to such extremes - in either cost or category - to prove that patricians love posing as plebeians.
    • Sharp divisions are established by law between patricians and plebeians.
    • The churches, convents, and all the dwellings of the former patricians were in ruins.
    • Or that the patricians (like you) still think the plebeians didn't understand the treaty.
    • Then he turned back to the rich young patricians who were all laughing at her expense.
    • He brushed some imaginary lint off of his sleeve, and assumed the pose of a bored patrician.
    • In 1561 Francesco expanded on this concept by noting that young Venetian patricians were destined to mature into grave senators.
    • Long after the autumn of 1880, far more plebeians than patricians experienced the pain of this communal punishment.
    • Now there, he thought, was the face and bearing of a true patrician.
    • During the year 1770 Charles Burney was travelling in Italy and when he was in Venice he wrote on 12 August that he attended a concert in the house of the patrician, Signor Grimani.
    • The children in Chardin's paintings are not little patricians but youngsters from his personal circle of craftsmen and small traders.
    • But the bulk of it was sold off to the rich patricians who had made fortunes from war and provincial administration.
    • Ideology justifies the rule of each ruling class, whether as chieftains, patricians, landowners, or those with capital, the bourgeoisie.
    • Power, he fastidiously believed, ought simply to be handed to patricians like himself.
    • They tended to be quite popular with the plebeians, though the patricians were known to get very jealous.
    • What are her obligations as the last of the patricians?
    • Both patricians and guildmen sought to defend their position and, like the nobles, they tried to do so both by self-regulation and by privileges.
    • Well-to-do patricians were the usual patrons on the exclusive courses in England and America, partly because equipment was so expensive, but also due to the rigid caste system.