In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in quality)superioridad feminine
- Building on relative superiority is achieved by comparing products systematically with competitors and investing selectively either to improve the attractiveness of the product or to reduce the cost.
- This includes challenging our sense of moral, political, military, cultural and religious superiority over others.
- Things go wrong, however, when that develops into an undeserved superiority over other ideas.
- These facilities can help the US military quickly gain air superiority throughout Central Asia, and even into the Middle East.
- The reason was the absolute perfection of her appearance and her air of invincible superiority.
- I believe a free society can be achieved only by convincing our fellow men of its superiority over possible alternatives.
- We chose this case because it was not a simple story of one innovation's demonstrable technical and economic superiority over an incumbent rival.
- The disc extras offer a further level of superiority over the previous release, which was a barebones disc.
- This cast and this production prove their superiority again here and serve the script well, neither overplaying the melodrama or underemphasizing the pain.
- Both detectives soon come to blows over how to handle the case, each totally convinced of their superiority over the other until the killer strikes again, and again.
- Russia reportedly developed anti-satellite weapons at the height of the Cold War and China is judged to pose a threat to the US's strategic superiority in space.
- At higher graphics quality settings the newer graphics core proves its superiority, though.
- However, superiority over our ancestors in science and culture does not guarantee us being more artistic.
- He'd love to flaunt the weapon like that under the very nose of the detective, further establishing his intellectual superiority over the dumb cop.
- Technical superiority is only important when it delivers proven solution superiority.
- As the privileged core of colonial English education, they were used to bolster ideas of English superiority over the culture and literature of the ‘natives’.
- The practical results also suggest its superiority over the rivals, as we have just seen from the performance graph above.
- The implications for national greatness and commercial superiority were stressed repeatedly.
- Neither teacher nor student should have superiority over the other in this pedagogic arrangement.
- Scene after scene, the professor uses the meaning he assigns to words to establish dictatorial superiority over his pupil up until to the abrupt dark comedic ending.
1.3(self-importance)superioridad femininewith an air of superiority — con aire de superioridad
- There's nothing like a worm attack that spares Linux to bring out the smug superiority in Linux users.
- The heathens then justify their own machinations - like public humiliations, for starters - with an ugly air of moral superiority.
- It reinforces a sense of superiority in a society that says it doesn't believe in classes, and it allows Americans to establish feelings of dominance and superiority over others.
- And like most messy people, I harbor a sense of superiority over neatniks; I'm simply too busy to waste time shuffling papers.
- Culturalism smacks of attitudes of superiority and cultural elitism - my culture is better than yours.
- What might happen if he allowed himself to leave the safety of haughty solitude and moral superiority, to love other human beings who are beyond his control?
- True, his whole attitude is one of superiority, but it is more playful in nature.
- Such attitudes, he felt, supported whites' feelings of superiority.
- The worst sin of all was ‘side’ - showing off either wealth or intellectual superiority.
- This air of religious superiority informed their efforts to Christianize the ‘heathen’ Indians.
- This, unfortunately, tended to manifest as an often crudely expressed affectation of superiority.
- In his gallery of caricatures are the British who brought with them imperialistic arrogance and a powerful sense of cultural superiority.
- Also, while he has been portrayed by a number of actors over the years, he always maintains a level of intellectual superiority which gives the character a certain edge and attitude.
- The main weakness of the tradition is an attitude of campy superiority, one that can quickly become self-congratulatory.
- It was with such airs of superiority that I spent every free moment during my two years at Yale buried in the corner of the library.
2(in rank, amount, number)superioridad femininethey achieved air superiority — alcanzaron la supremacía aérea
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