In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(revival)renovación femininespiritual renewal — renovación espiritual
- a renewal of hope/faith/enthusiasm — un renacimiento de la esperanza/de la fe/del entusiasmo
- Great thing about holidays seasons, such as just past, is the renewal of old friendships and touching comments from chums from around the world.
- There was a second renewal of interest in Byzantium in the eighth century.
- I'm Not Scared may signal a renewal of compelling, socially aware Italian film-making.
- In the Renaissance, the renewal of interest in Greek and Roman mythology opened the way for political subversion as well as propaganda.
- It is by no means certain, however, that a ceasefire will lead to renewal of the peace process - or even take hold.
- In addition, value theory is apposite in the current renewal of interest in the economy across the social sciences.
- Sunday's renewal of rivalry should be no exception.
- Indeed, there are real danger signs now that the ceasefire may collapse because of a renewal of violence on both sides in the recent weeks.
- As vectoral production develops, the means appear for the renewal of the gift economy.
- The enthusiasm of the 18th-century scientists who searched for an objective order looks naive today, yet I sense at the end of our century something like a renewal of a hopeful tone.
- Indeed, the big, largely unreported summer story of 2001 was the renewal of financial interest in all things related to the Internet.
- The election of New Labour in May 1997 was greeted enthusiastically on the Left as presaging trade union resurgence and a renewal of militancy.
- This happened in the final quarter of last year, which naturally spurred a renewal of interest on our part, both to get the full facts about the game and also to see what changes had been made relative to what we knew before.
- Maybe this is the beginning of a renewal of that relationship.
- Recently there's been a renewal of interest in this form of climbing.
- Lebanon remains a fragile body politic in the aftermath of its civil war, and Syria's involvement in Lebanon, while increasingly controversial, is needed to prevent a renewal of civil war.
- This was the beginning of the renewal of our friendship.
- During the nineties there's been a renewal of interest for this game.
- A renewal of interest in the chip would be a major relief for Intel.
- The Communist party encouraged the renewal of Macedonian cultural life, promoting the Macedonian language and restoring the Macedonian Orthodox Church.
2(of contract, lease, subscription)renovación feminine
- With Dublin licences up for renewal in the coming months, and Newstalk and Spin FM due on the airwaves shortly, the radio market in the capital is set to become more fragmented than ever over the next year.
- After an elephantine period of gestation the scheme in its present form was implemented as and when each public entertainment licence came up for renewal after March 1998.
- This gives suppliers a constant means to evaluate their own performance against that of rivals, and a tool to use when contracts come up for renewal.
- This right of renewal shall extend to all subsequent five year periods on the same basis for as long as permitted by law.
- The very competent general manager's contract is up for renewal, and there is talk of pressure being put on him to take a political stance - which he should not do.
- She refers to a clear recollection of documentation relating to her annual membership renewal frequently being late in completion.
- Transalta was recently granted a 10-year licence renewal for the aging Wabamun power plant.
- All city business licences come up for renewal at the beginning of each year.
- He will not be seeking a renewal of his contract when it expires in December next year.
- One audit registration was withdrawn last year and two were refused renewal.
- The commission - which has regulatory authority over the travel trade - has moved to tighten policy on unlicensed trading and late renewal of licences by travel agents and tour operators.
- Public Service Broadcasting - an issue of particular relevance with the BBC seeking charter renewal - will also be discussed.
- These have been extended from their previous 120-day period to a one-year period and subject to renewal indefinitely.
- Discipline vehicle drivers (both private and public) and adopt stringent rules for issuing and renewal of licences so as to bring in genuine and competent ones.
- Customers also have the flexibility of ‘sign and drive,’ with no need to return for monthly contract renewal.
- Until comparatively recently in Scotland, the Celtic new year's day was one of the four ancient quarter days on which rents were due, leases came up for renewal and annual employment contracts ended.
- Eventually, the private lines won from the city heavy operating subsidies and automatic contract renewal, protecting them from competition.
- She says Horizon Organic also offers two-year contracts with automatic one-year renewals.
- Those policies include a proposal to double the cost of licence renewal for drivers not electing to donate their organs.
- Consideration should be given to increasing the renewal of permits from three years to ten years.
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