reified

Portuguese translation: reificado

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English term or phrase:reified
Portuguese translation:reificado
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14:59 Oct 28, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Psychology / psychology
English term or phrase: reified
Natural sciences are concerned with the study of voiceless and reified objects, which need to be described accurately and explained...
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reificado
Explanation:
Reify means, according to Webster´s to treat (an abstraction) as substantially existing. The corresponding word in Portuguese is reificar

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Note added at 36 mins (2005-10-28 15:35:44 GMT)
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The term is also used in Social Studies to refer to the processes of dehumanization, transformation (of a human being) into a thing.
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reificado


Explanation:
Reify means, according to Webster´s to treat (an abstraction) as substantially existing. The corresponding word in Portuguese is reificar

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Note added at 36 mins (2005-10-28 15:35:44 GMT)
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The term is also used in Social Studies to refer to the processes of dehumanization, transformation (of a human being) into a thing.

Vidomar
Local time: 13:49
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Obrigado.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  reginalobo: reificar - tratar algo abstrato como se fosse concreto (Houaiss)
14 mins

agree  rhandler
15 mins

agree  CristinaPereira
27 mins

agree  Brazilingo
50 mins

agree  Claudio Mazotti
1 hr

agree  Eugenia Lourenco
1 hr

agree  Tania Marques-Cardoso: Exatamente.
3 hrs

agree  Alexandra Gouveia
5 hrs
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