In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(character/person) codicioso(character/person) avaricioso(person/character) rapaz(greed/appetite) voraz(gaze) ávido(gaze) rapaz
- He drew the link between control over society's resources by a small wealthy elite and this rapacious policy.
- The economy is collapsing, because of international policies, which are rapacious and stupid.
- Instead of spurning these rapacious advances, local authorities were demanding a permanent share of the profits.
- The rapacious company bullied and bought its way into poorer countries by making false promises of cheap fuel supplies.
- Where this leaves the more rapacious companies remains to be seen.
- I've always thought of Sydney as ravenous, rapacious and ruthless.
- But this socialist market is just as rapacious as any other.
- Even predictable repetitions of the same deception fail to open the eyes of the people to see through the façade of rapacious and false religiosity.
- The problems of corporate governance are about much more than rapacious egotism.
- From Seattle to Phnom Penh, protesters are fighting the incursion of supposedly rapacious multinational corporations.
- While I do not condone some of the more rapacious acts of Australian companies, I am not so sanguine about local small scale operators either.
- They were revealed instead as rapacious asset-strippers.
- He ignores the fact that workers need the full freedom to organise to defend themselves against the rapacious greed of their employers.
- When he carried out a train robbery, he claimed he was defending the small farmer against rapacious railroad magnates.
- It is quite breathtaking to realise quite how rapacious the industry is and how conceited and vapid are its practitioners.
- The John Leslie case exposes the media at its sleaziest and most rapacious.
- Within them, stories unfold about gangsters, unsuccessful cowboys and rapacious music producers.
- Now there are rapacious landlords getting paid by the city to house homeless families.
- Janofsky alludes to federally mandated spending and to rapacious tax cutting by the states.
- Our lack of a bill of rights makes it extremely difficult for judges to protect our freedoms from a rapacious government intent on destroying them.
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