In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of system)reforma femininebefore noun reform law — ley reformadora / de reforma feminine
- reform movement — movimiento de reforma
- I am generally in favor of orienting the country toward market reforms, but China's development must be more equal, more balanced.
- Despite some tough reforms, no one is able to guess at the cost of widespread military corruption and incompetence.
- To rise to these global challenges we have this week announced the next stage in our competitiveness reforms.
- Most of the air security reforms Robert Poole recommends are intelligent and well taken.
- Do you believe that constitutional reform is needed to rectify the situation?
- Mr Prescott also used today's speech to announce sweeping housing reforms to tackle rogue landlords and reform the right to buy.
- In this case constitutional reform or more representative institutions are undesirable, since they are as likely to impede as to accelerate modernisation.
- For example, it has linked economic reform and structural adjustment to what it has termed good governance.
- He always presented reforms as a necessary evil.
- In thinking about reforms, it is important to have a sense of the problems we aim to address, and some possible ways of addressing them.
- President Fox told reporters in Brazil that Mexico wants the United States to introduce immigration reforms as quickly as possible.
- Why not postpone the constitutional debate for a decade and concentrate on economic reform?
- If we want continued economic success we must continue the process of economic reform.
- I want many changes though, starting with further reforms to agricultural policy, an end to secrecy, and a curb on the centralising tendency of the institutions in Brussels.
- The process of economic reform had inevitably increased individual autonomy.
- Arguably its most radical commitment was to constitutional reform.
- Trying to keep the ailing system going another generation will wind up costing taxpayers far, far more than making reforms today.
- But all reforms so far discussed can only make things worse.
- So the developing countries, the main beneficiaries of US largesse, are digging in against other UN reforms unless they get the extra cash.
- Sugar beet growers in Yorkshire were urged yesterday to lobby their MPs in a bid to water down reforms that could put thousands of jobs in the UK at risk.
2(in character)reforma femininehe was beyond all hope of reform — no había la menor esperanza de que se reformara
- And it will continue to fail until Congress fundamentally reforms the law.
- Our aim is to reform our institutions and develop them into excellent ones.
- As Mr Pope rightly says, it's time the eccentric and discriminatory system was radically reformed.
- Patrick Mulvaney mentions some excellent ways of reforming US elections.
- The system had to be radically reformed to detect murder, medical error and neglect.
- She set out to reform the economy which she did with great success.
- This is the backdrop against which we consider reforming Canada's political institutions for the twenty-first century.
- Does he not know that the CAP has just been drastically reformed?
- So I don't think you can reform educational institutions in radical ways, except in the wake of a revolution.
- The government's plan to reform the subsidy system is running into fierce opposition.
- What about reforming religious institutions?
- Its aim was to help such countries to acquire technology and sustainability by reforming their institutions and improving their competitiveness.
- By the time McLeish was 24, local government was being radically reformed.
- There can be absolutely no excuse for the government to avoid reforming these corrupt institutions.
- A Westcliff security company has embarked on a campaign to reform working practices in the security business.
- He called for proper funding to be put in place for hospitals, schools and local services but felt that a great opportunity to reform local government had been lost.
- Before the Findlay decision was given in Strasbourg, the British government had in fact sought and obtained legislation in Parliament to reform the court martial system.
- There was no real attempt to fundamentally reform or abandon the central planning process itself.
- Consequently, reforming institutions of the federal government to accommodate western concerns may indeed help cure this problem.
- This means not only refurbishing existing institutions, reforming committees and the like, but building new political sites.
- And the Grinch is so much fun when he's bad, it's something of a disappointment when he reforms, realising along with the rest of Whoville that Christmas is about more than spending money.
- I do not believe in the criminal's ability to reform, or their ability to name negative life factors as being a contributory factor to their crime.
- In the end he reforms, because - to put it in Madonna terms - ‘efforts are made.’
- The death row inmate says that he's reformed and his supporters believe he deserves clemency.
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