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Portuguese to English Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc. Translation Glossary

Portuguese term English translation
foi instado a desarmar seus vendedores no varejo was put under pressure to disarm its retail dealers
Entered by: Luiza Kipper
"aplique de velcro" details in velcro
"maquinas de ultima geracao" latest generation machines
"saberes cotidianos" common knowledge; everyday knowledge; daily knowledge
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
(catolicismo) de conquista conquest-oriented catholicism
a nível as (an enterprise)
ação concertada Concerted action
Entered by: Eneide Moreira
ações clericais clerical actions
abertura solene opening ceremony/inauguration
Entered by: Katarina Peters
abrimos mão de pagamentos feitos we forgo payments made
acenam refer to, allude to
acompanhamento follow-up/monitoring
afastados removed from office
ajuste de contas settling of scores
alegal unlawful
alegoria pageantry and trimmings
amaração de bombona floating drum binding
antecedentes previous record
aperfeiçoamento do trabalho social improve their skills [or capacities] in terms of providing social services
aportar to harbor (U.S.A.) - harbour (Commonwealth)
arranjos institucionais institutional arrangements
articular organized/coordinated
assaz expressivos truly expressive
Entered by: Sónia Tavares
associação de moradores Neighborhood Association
auditoria sombra Shadow audit
índice de síntese summary index
“comer uma porcaria” eating junk (food) / eating rubbish
“cultura do abrigamento” culture of sheltering
bairro social low income housing development
bairros sociais public housing/council housing developments/social housing developments
bala perdida stray bullet
bem civilizatório educational/cultural assets/capital
bolotas pellets
Entered by: Tania Pires
burguesia industrial industrial bourgeoisie
Cabos da policia Police officers
Entered by: André Fernandes
Canção de Protesto Protest Song
capacitacao tematica theme-based capacity building
capitalismo sócio-responsável socially responsible capitalism
capitalização de bens simbólicos capitalization of symbolic assets
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
capoeirista capoeira practitioner
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