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07:52 Dec 9, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: deformazione professionale
it means someone who cannot stop applying their work standards or habits to other spheres of their lives
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Summary of answers provided
naProfessional shortsightedness
Parrot
naoccupational quirkxxxJon Zuber
naProfessional bias
Jasmina
navedi sotto
Ilde Grimaldi


  

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6 mins
vedi sotto


Explanation:
copio dai due dizionari che ho correntemente aperti su CD (Ragazzini e Picchi)

to have a one-track mind, soffrire di deformazione professionale; avere un'idea fissa

(fig.) deformazione professionale, professional bias

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Ilde


Ilde Grimaldi
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19 mins
Professional bias


Explanation:
deformazione

f.
1 deformation; distortion; disfigurement
2 (med.) deformity; (congenita) malformation; (stortura) distortion
3 (mecc.) buckling
4 (del legno) warping
5 (edil.) strain: deformazione elastica, elastic strain; deformazione permanente, permanent set.
* (fig.) deformazione professionale, professional bias.



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Jasmina
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7 hrs
occupational quirk


Explanation:
I just read a novel in which two archaeologists met and couldn't help checking out each other's teeth. I would call that an occupational quirk.

xxxJon Zuber
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9 hrs
Professional shortsightedness


Explanation:
applies to the perspective of those who see everything in terms of their profession.

Parrot
Spain
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