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English translation: old boy network frame of mind

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Portuguese term or phrase:o espírito de capelinha
English translation:old boy network frame of mind
Entered by: Jane Lamb-Ruiz
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09:46 May 22, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science
Portuguese term or phrase: o espírito de capelinha
The sentence reads:
"O ministro da Ciencia e Tecnologia defendeu a necessidade duma política de cooperação que acaba com "o espírito de capelinha" na investigação scientífica".
Sue Simons
old boy network frame of mind
Explanation:
old boy network is the idea in English. It is the idea of narrow defense of turf, as it were. You might prefer old boy network attitude or outlook. :)
Selected response from:

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Grading comment
Although there were some good answers, yours is the neatest and gives the feeling of "stuffy" scientists! Thanks so much.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naclique attitudeJosé Eduardo Moretzsohn
naold boy network frame of mindJane Lamb-Ruiz
naEspírito corporativista
Rodolfo Beneyto
natradução completa
Moshe
naseclusive attitude
Moshe


  

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1 hr
seclusive attitude


Explanation:
Definição de "Capelinha" do Dicionário Universal Profissional:

...

Em sentido Figurativo:

"1. Grupo de pessoas que se reunem por afinidades, mas pouco abertas à penetração de novos membros"
"2. Seita"

Assim sendo, sugiro a expressão "seclusive attitude", para a tradução de "espírito de capelinha"

Moisés Fonseca



Moshe
Local time: 03:11
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1 hr
tradução completa


Explanation:
...complemetando a minha resposta anterior, a minha tradução seria:

"The Minister of Science and Technology defended the need of a cooperation policy that puts an end to the "exclusive and seclusive attitude" of the scientific community

Moisés Fonseca

Moshe
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1 hr
Espírito corporativista


Explanation:
He wants to finish the "corporativista" union, widely accepted duting the "fascist" dictatorship, that maintained that form of regime. Corporativismo is a form of class association, that helps to protect anyprofessional class, from doctors (MD) to lawyers, to scientists.

Rodolfo Beneyto
Portugal
Local time: 03:11
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2 hrs
old boy network frame of mind


Explanation:
old boy network is the idea in English. It is the idea of narrow defense of turf, as it were. You might prefer old boy network attitude or outlook. :)

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3273
Grading comment
Although there were some good answers, yours is the neatest and gives the feeling of "stuffy" scientists! Thanks so much.
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11 hrs
clique attitude


Explanation:
ESPÍRITO DE CAPELINHA (small chapel)
ESPÍRITO DE IGREJINHA (small church)
PANELINHA (small pan)
= CLIQUE


José Eduardo Moretzsohn
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