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English translation: Favoritism / Nepotism

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Arabic term or phrase:المحسوبية
English translation:Favoritism / Nepotism
Entered by: Abdallah Ali
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19:09 Oct 21, 2007
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Government / Politics
Arabic term or phrase: المحسوبية
وعدت حكومة الحزب الأول بالتغيير و الاصلاح و لم يحدث التغيير و لم يكن هناك اصلاح على العكس كان هناك مزيد من الفساد و المحسوبية
Alaa Yaghi
Palestine
Local time: 23:21
Favoritism / Nepotism
Explanation:
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Note added at 12 mins (2007-10-21 19:22:17 GMT)
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Nepotism is mostly shown to relatives or friends in conferring offices or privileges.
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Abdallah Ali
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:21
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thanks a lot abdullah Ali, this helped alot.
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5 +7Favoritism / Nepotism
Abdallah Ali


  

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Favoritism / Nepotism


Explanation:
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Note added at 12 mins (2007-10-21 19:22:17 GMT)
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Nepotism is mostly shown to relatives or friends in conferring offices or privileges.

Abdallah Ali
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thanks a lot abdullah Ali, this helped alot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sayed Moustafa talawy: Courtesy should be for good people...and u deserve courtesy...
3 mins
  -> Thank you very much أخجلتم تواضعنا :)

agree  Samya Salem
11 mins
  -> Thank you very much

agree  AhmedAMS
13 mins
  -> Thank you very much

agree  Amira El-Wattar: discrimination could also work
6 hrs
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agree  Assem Mazloum: favoritism- not Nepotism !
6 hrs
  -> Thank you very much. Nepotism is when you favor your relatives/friends regardless of competence. Please read my note.

agree  Mohsin Alabdali: I think "nepotism" is a small sub-set of "favoritism" which is prevalent in all Arab countries that are "blessed" with a revolutionary government or a reactionary government.
11 hrs
  -> Thank you very much. Nepotism is when you favor your relatives/friends regardless of competence. Please read my note.

agree  Saleh Dardeer
15 hrs
  -> Thank you very much
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Oct 22, 2007 - Changes made by Abdallah Ali:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/747013">Alaa Yaghi's</a> old entry - "المحسوبية" » "Favoritism / Nepotism"


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