In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(far-reaching)(difference/reform/change) radicalradical surgery — cirugía radical feminine
- Efforts to improve air quality in York are not radical enough to make a real difference, councillors have claimed.
- The people are exhausted from the radical changes that affect their way of life.
- Both groups would be affected by a radical change in the business climate.
- Thailand combined the introduction of universal access to subsidised health care with a radical shift in funding away from urban hospitals to primary care.
- ‘The question,’ he added, ‘is whether the Executive is actually up for radical change?’
- The proposal makes sweeping, radical changes in the law, but the regulatory analysis does not reflect them.
- The essential elements of power remained the same without a radical shift in strategy or force structure.
- The rest of the time, they assumed that economic rationalism implies support for radical free-market reform.
- The reason for this kind of fear-mongering is obvious: it's a way to gin up support for radical reforms.
- It could be many years before the conditions are such that a radical reform of Social Security is possible.
- As a result of these classes, Emmy made the radical decision to abandon school teaching and make a career as a mathematician.
- Are the arguments of those who predict a radical change in the nature of 21st century wars that groundless after all?
- But even here, the radical change began with federal courts taking major areas of public policy away from state legislatures.
- Meanwhile, dams associated with hydroelectric plants can cause radical disruption of area ecosystems.
- Des Ball says the Intelligence system needs radical overhaul.
- ‘This marks a radical change in the paradigm for selling time on television networks,’ he says.
- Fourth, the tax system needs radical reform.
- This will undergo a radical change, with an extension to the northbound M606 and a new routing system around it.
- There have been radical changes in the regulation of air travel, from a newly federalized security system to tighter restrictions on what items can be brought onto a plane.
- Yet not a single political party is uncompromisingly committed to the sort of programme of radical reform which would rectify these horrific wrongs.
2(policy/politician) radical(writer) de ideas radicales(writer) de tendencia radical
- His billionaire wife is remembered either as very religious or beautiful, but certainly not as a radical political activist.
- In addition, radical students espousing forms of Marxism, some combined with religious political rhetoric, joined the disaffected.
- She was supported by all the left and radical parties including the NSSP as well as all the various bourgeois and petty bourgeois Tamil parties.
- It was an explicit invitation to the radical students to direct their criticism at the highest leaders of the Party and the State.
- She has been the most radical advocate of the party's adoption of an independent stance in elections.
- But history shows that protests are organized first by militant, radical fringe parties and then get taken over by more centrist voices as the movement grows.
- Born in 1856, he became a radical social reformer who preached the adage of ‘one caste, one God and one religion for all men’.
- The more radical Jewish political activists have been involved in unions and socialism.
- He's accused of supporting extremists or radical groups in other countries as well, but Colombia is an sufficient place to start.
- So we can have all sorts of radical parties in politics making change there.
- The Left Bloc began by bringing together people from different traditions of the radical left in Portugal.
- For socialist and radical parties and movements, 1968 saw a mushrooming in their number and members.
- Later it emerged that they belonged to the radical left-wing organisation November 17.
- We could well have a more radical left-wing party with some trade union support while on the right the Eurosceptics might have gone and formed a new party.
- Wales has always had strong left wing and radical political parties and leaders.
- A radical working class carried out a general strike in 1917 and provoked two states of siege.
- Their passivity is a reflection of the lack of cohesiveness among social groups and radical parties.
- Hard-liners formed a radical political party, more extremist than any other.
- But they were captives of the extreme radical elements in their party, for whom the Green movement was not essentially a political cause but a spiritual one.
- Western colonies of radical workers sprang up in the 1880s and 1890s.
3(new and daring)(theory/technique) innovador(technique/theory) radicalmente nuevo
- That's when the American Medical Association published a radical new recommendation - most Americans should be taking vitamins.
- Moore's law is not concerned with radical new technologies that could have a dramatic effect.
- Given the extent to which it is taken for granted today, it can be difficult to fully appreciate the truly innovative and radical approach Frege took to logic.
- His early 1980s TV show seemed radical at the time.
- A radical agenda and innovative ideas for a second term of Labour-led government are being thrashed out by ministers and senior party figures in private this weekend.
- Road pricing is a radical solution that primarily is about securing allocative efficiency of scarce resources, namely road space.
- Many of the widely known Chinese artists presented variations - some slight, some radical - on the type of work that made their reputation.
- But in New York, the gifted young sculptor became a sort of society vanguardist whose soigne work was rooted in radical ideas that he made palatable.
- At the time of launch the collaboration between the news and current affairs departments was a radical approach.
- First, let's mandate a radical redesign of that core user of oil, the automobile.
- The resulting album attracted two nominations in the Radio 2 folk awards with its radical approach to traditional music.
- For most teachers, then, doing things that make a difference would mean working in radical ways within a mainstream school.
- When von Neumann proposed this architecture in 1945, it was a radical idea.
- This is not such a radical thought; rhythms characterize all living systems, indeed, differentiate them from the non-living.
- These twin notions are neither new nor radical, but are rooted in core American values.
- She calls for a radical re-examination of traditional approaches to accountability, transparency and press freedom.
- It is unfortunate that most people are not in a position to come into contact, let alone sympathize, with radical musical ideas.
- Here we would like to entertain the more radical idea that the underlying laws governing those individual phenomena are themselves of statistical origin.
- We will need a fresh and radical approach capable of reaching millions, not thousands, of voters.
- A radical alternative to this approach, one that would expose patients to the full price of drugs, is reference pricing.
- The parliamentary Greens went along with the radicals because they knew if they didn't the radicals would splinter the party.
- It was used to crack down on radicals and political dissenters after anarchists exploded a bomb outside the home of Attorney General Mitchell Palmer in 1919.
- Throughout our nation's history, radicals and reformers have viewed their movements as profoundly patriotic.
- The political radicals who ran the French Revolution from 1793 abolished the concept of weeks altogether.
- Chao was surrounded by the ideas of political radicals and heard songs of protest sung beneath a portrait of Che Guevara.
- He attributed the rise of radicals more to social tensions that followed the 1998 economic and political crisis.
- Indeed not every eighteenth-century American supported slavery, and some political radicals were extremely critical of the practice.
- Hidden within the morally outraged and civilly disobedient radical, in other words, was the soul of a wronged decision theorist.
- Rohm was not really a social or political radical.
- Throughout American history, reformers and radicals have addressed social problems through civil disobedience and non-violent resistance.
- Because she's a radical, in the true sense: striking at the root.
- A subsequent case failed, thanks largely to protests by French political radicals.
- I try to be a radical in political and social ways, but I'm a terrible conservative when it comes to technology.
- It was founded by radicals who had been members of the Socialist Workers Party or other political tendencies that had left that organization.
- The advisors also discover that McKeene was a political radical in her youth.
- I still remember the confusion I felt the day that a female member of the Dartmouth SDS told me that the only campus radical I considered cool was a male chauvinist.
- However politically accommodating the radicals are prepared to be, any talk of defending workers interests is enough to send the union leaders into a frenzy.
- Miller was neither a social radical nor a pioneer of scientific thought.
- He was essentially a middle-class radical rather than a champion of the working-class claim to representation in parliament.
- The party has not tried to disguise its new deregulatory approach, which is causing unease among party radicals and old-style social democrats.
- Examples of compounds or groups that accept anions include the nitrate and hydroxide radicals.
- The superoxide anion radical is capable of causing as much cellular damage as singlet oxygen.
- Subsequent oxidation-reduction reactions can also produce superoxide anions, hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals.
- Marcel Nicolet resolved some of this discrepancy by showing how reactive molecular fragments called radicals convert ozone molecules back into O 2.
- The hydroxyl radical is very damaging and can react with many substances.
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