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Spanish term or phrase:diferencial
English translation:differential
Entered by: Terry Burgess
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00:24 Nov 6, 2007
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Government / Politics
Spanish term or phrase: diferencial
A Colombian government proposal to help youthful migrants and displaced persons.

Construcción de líneas de base sobre la situación de la juventud en desarrollo, empleo y migraciones con enfoque de derechos, género y DIFERENCIAL en los territorios priorizados como insumo para el fortalecimiento y construcción de políticas públicas pertinentes
Daniel Burns
Local time: 03:08
differential
Explanation:
Daniel:
Please check out these Mirriam-Webster's definitions...one, at least, should fit:
dif·fer·en·tial (difÅÃ renÆshÃl), adj.
1. of or pertaining to difference or diversity.
2. constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive: a differential feature.
3. exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction.
4. Physics, Mach. pertaining to or involving the difference of two or more motions, forces, etc.
5. Math. pertaining to or involving a derivative or derivatives.
–n.
6. a difference or the amount of difference, as in rate, cost, quantity, degree, or quality, between things that are comparable.
7. Also called differential gear. Mach. an epicyclic train of gears designed to permit two or more shafts to rotate at different speeds, as a set of gears in an automobile permitting the rear wheels to be driven at different speeds when the car is turning.
8. Math.
a. a function of two variables that is obtained from a given function, y = f(x), and that expresses the approximate increment in the given function as the derivative of the function times the increment in the independent variable, written as dy = f¢(x)dx.
b. any generalization of this function to higher dimensions.
9. Com.
a. the difference involved in a differential rate.
b. See differential rate.
10. Physics. the quantitative difference between two or more forces, motions, etc.: a pressure differential.
[1640–50; < ML differenti!lis, equiv. to differenti(a) DIFFERENCE + !lis -AL]
—difÅfer·enÆtial·ly, adv.
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Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 03:08
Grading comment
The full phrase is "enfoque diferencial" or "differential perspective", a term used in sociology.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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differential


Explanation:
Daniel:
Please check out these Mirriam-Webster's definitions...one, at least, should fit:
dif·fer·en·tial (difÅÃ renÆshÃl), adj.
1. of or pertaining to difference or diversity.
2. constituting a difference; distinguishing; distinctive: a differential feature.
3. exhibiting or depending upon a difference or distinction.
4. Physics, Mach. pertaining to or involving the difference of two or more motions, forces, etc.
5. Math. pertaining to or involving a derivative or derivatives.
–n.
6. a difference or the amount of difference, as in rate, cost, quantity, degree, or quality, between things that are comparable.
7. Also called differential gear. Mach. an epicyclic train of gears designed to permit two or more shafts to rotate at different speeds, as a set of gears in an automobile permitting the rear wheels to be driven at different speeds when the car is turning.
8. Math.
a. a function of two variables that is obtained from a given function, y = f(x), and that expresses the approximate increment in the given function as the derivative of the function times the increment in the independent variable, written as dy = f¢(x)dx.
b. any generalization of this function to higher dimensions.
9. Com.
a. the difference involved in a differential rate.
b. See differential rate.
10. Physics. the quantitative difference between two or more forces, motions, etc.: a pressure differential.
[1640–50; < ML differenti!lis, equiv. to differenti(a) DIFFERENCE + !lis -AL]
—difÅfer·enÆtial·ly, adv.

Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 03:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 26
Grading comment
The full phrase is "enfoque diferencial" or "differential perspective", a term used in sociology.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ishbu: Without a doubt
7 mins
  -> Thank you so much again, Ishbu:-))...without a doubt:-)

agree  Rocio Barrientos
12 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias como siempre, Rocío:-)

agree  Sandra Rodriguez
19 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, Sandra:-)
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