In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1regimiento masculinethis is enough to feed a regiment — con esto se puede dar de comer a un batallón / a un regimiento
1(organize)reglamentarschool life was too regimented — la vida en el colegio estaba demasiado reglamentada
- Given that you're in a prisoner of war camp, life is regimented, to say the least.
- The day is strictly regimented, beginning at 4.30 am and ending around 9pm after the last choral prayer service.
- Organized sports are more common now, but play has become more regimented and restricted.
- The solution is to avoid regimenting the educational and vocational training system.
- Our current regimented method of marching kids through a series of fixed time length classes strikes me as a hold-over from the factory era.
- Cadet time is carefully regimented, but 200 of the 1,000 cadets remained one hour beyond the scheduled lecture to hear the old warrior's remarks.
- Priests and monks had to follow a strictly regimented set of activities every day.
- In Richmond, Virginia's Chimborazo Hospital, male administrators used the clock to regiment sleep patterns and meal times.
- For example, the General Fitness program is an intense, regimented boot camp program.
- I was an artist, but I hated taking art class, it was too regimented and too regulated, I thought art should be more free and unrestrained, so I never took an art class.
- They must be regulated, regimented and controlled - for their own good.
- On the other hand, procedures that are too regimented can hold back the development of a new venture.
- He dealt with it in the way coaches deal with everything, in a very regimented way.
- There is a very strictly regimented regime within the social hierarchy of those cows.
- One of its primary functions is to regiment men by force, to make them as much alike as possible and as dependent upon one another as possible, to search out and combat originality among them.
- Most of the system is regimented, from repetitive drills on communication skills to tutorials on software development.
- Surely gardening is not about military precision and strictly regimented spaces?
- The practice among surgical staff members of scrubbing the hands before surgery has been highly regimented and ritualized.
- He organized a strictly regimented social order, with engineers and designers at the top and workers at the bottom.
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