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

Spanish term English translation
base materialista materialistically motivated
contando con el aval is backed by
dentro de las finalidades to ensure
el atraso (en este contexto) backwardness
vagos idler
"Al Museo en familia" Family Museum Fun
"única sala" Single Court
"bautizada" doctored
"hacer un pinche" tap (the phone)
Entered by: Neil Ashby
"han quedado en un punto de avance" "have been stalled"
(el) todo social the social whole
(han convertido en contra) poderes con funciones estatales have turned into counterpowers with state functions
(lo que suele) ser atribuido a una falla del mercado. which is usually attributed to a market failure
(lograr una) salida negociada al conflicto armado interno (to achieve) a negotiated way out to the internal armed conflict
(que busca) maximizar su bienestar personal (who is aiming to /attempting to / setting out to) maximize his personal/individual well-being
a base de frotarnos grata o dolorosamente con through our painful or pleasant encounters/friction with...
a cuestas on their backs
a escala de registro individualized record
a lo animal more animal (see sentence)
Entered by: Mónica Algazi
a lo que se recurre habitualmente (what researchers) usually fall back on
Entered by: Marcelo González
a medida que (in this context) as
a nivel de bases at grassroot level
a nivel departamental y municipal at minicipal and departmental level
a partir de su problemática social based on their social problematics
años de proceso after XX years of attempted progress
años de vida potencial perdidos years of life expectancy lost
abanderado pioneer
abanderado standard -bearer
ABG. = Abogado Attorney-at-Law
Entered by: Taña Dalglish
acantonamientos cantonments, quarters
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
acceso al mercado de trabajo urbanizado acceso al mercado de trabajo urbanizado
Entered by: Robert Forstag
acciones de hecho acts perpetrated/committed by
Acciones institucionales (ver contexto) action taken by institutions
acciones sentidas movement awareness
acompañada por el reino del dinero y de la empresa together with the power of money and big business
acompañamiento laboral labor accompanying (US) / labour accompanying (BE)
acompañar to support
Acta No. Record # | Record number
Actas municipales de inscripción Municipal registration records
Actitudes alicortas shortsighted attitudes
Entered by: Lisa McCarthy
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