Translation of regionalism in Spanish:

regionalism

regionalismo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈriːdʒənəlɪzəm//ˈridʒənlˌɪzəm/

noun

  • 1

    Politics
    regionalismo masculine
    autonomismo masculine
    • In contrast with England, which remains the most centralised country in Europe and beyond, regionalism is a strong movement in parts of Europe.
    • But the question is how to build a strong and balancing opposition in the face of growing regionalism and absence of any political ideology, which has been replaced by caste and creed considerations.
    • For them, regionalism was the best solution to cope with political and religious differences.
    • To separate nationalism from regionalism or particularism is difficult and often depends upon the eye of the observer.
    • The country is facing all the great issues of economic change, regionalism, and cultural and geographic diversity, while Americanization proceeds apace.
    • Both traditionalist and progressive arguments were mobilized in those parts of France where regionalism was strong.
    • What can be said at this stage is that regionalism should not be dismissed as a party political gimmick.
    • From the challenges of globalization and multiculturalism through the rights agenda and regionalism, Canada's political institutions must be adapted so as to be able to deal with these new circumstances.
    • These new threats include resource scarcity - namely water - and growing economic regionalism.
    • In exploring this point she charts how political identity, ethnicity, and regionalism were related to the local economy and the actions of a weak national state.
    • Previously campaigners have put forward worthy-but-dull arguments about decentralising democracy and developing regionalism along the European model.
    • In contrast to many other Latin American nations, Chile has not experienced the emergence of strong regionalism or conflicting regional cultural identities.
    • In the sixteenth century, regionalism remained a powerful cultural force, despite the growing influence of London in most spheres of public life.
    • In the dimension of politics, regionalism is far from being entirely bad.
    • Somewhat paradoxically, and partly in parallel with military-political regional substructures, economic regionalism can also be read as a structural effect of the global market.
    • Despite their different approaches in regional studies and regionalism, Morrissey and Hirt both agree that a region's boundaries change over time.
    • In a land of long distances, and of disguised but strong regionalism, the difficulty of operating as a national institution is not fully appreciated, and so the difficulty is not fully met.
    • This cultural regionalism had its own compensations.
    • Yet, despite regionalism's dubious political ramifications, it brought a measure of confidence to writers who needed to be convinced that their province was worthy of creative representation.
    • A high level of religious practice often underlined regionalism and even nationalism.
  • 2

    (regional patriotism)
    regionalismo masculine
  • 3

    Linguistics
    regionalismo masculine
    • We have no comprehensive dictionary, no etymological dictionary, no dictionaries of regionalisms, no modern thesaurus.
    • After recounting the history of some of the Victorian and in particular Queenscliff regionalisms he is researching for the Australian National Dictionary, Bruce Moore explains how dictionary-makers keep abreast of usage.
    • In Britain, however, the most local dialects were associated with the groups at the lower end of the social hierarchy, while those at the top spoke RP, which showed no trace of regionalisms.
    • If you want to make a list of presidential regionalisms, fine - but don't call them mispronunciations.
    • The publication of French dictionaries and lexicons by Enlightenment scholars further eroded regionalisms.
    • Mostly he gets lampooned for regionalisms that are not really properly called errors at all, as Mark noted.
    • In the west, written evidence for this linguistic regionalism appears perhaps around 600, a little later than it does in the east.
    • Nor is it only the accents that the companies want to eliminate from the office - they also want us to drop our regionalisms like ‘howdy,’ replacing it with the uniform ‘hello.’
    • But we do have charming regionalisms, which have been studied in the fascinating Dialect Survey.