In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Politicsregionalismo masculineautonomismo 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a strong and balancing opposition in the face of growing regionalism and absence of any political ideology, which has been replaced by caste and creed considerations.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
- 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.
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