|Portuguese to English translations [PRO]|
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
|Portuguese term or phrase: postura|
|this word comes up in the following text:|
"A necessidade de responder de forma activa à mudança para encontrar respostas para as dúvidas e naturais dificuldades derivadas da introdução das diferentes inovações é uma postura que está intrinsecamente ligada à nossa necessidade de intervir conscientemente nas decisões da actualidade no campo da saúde."
This is an extract of an abstract, which is about the role nurses play in terms of promotion of culture in health institutions.
|English translation:condition (in this context!)|
"The need to respond actively to ... is a condition that is intrinsically associated with..."
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1. posture, position, situation;
2. gesture, attitude, pose, by-law;
postura de ovos laying of eggs;
postura municipal municipal by-law;
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As defined by Webster's:
1 the way a person or animal stands; standing posture, with special reference to placement of the feet, as the posture of a golfer, baseball batter, etc.
2 the attitude adopted in confronting or dealing with a particular situation [a belligerent political stance]
[OFr estance < VL *stantia < L stans (gen. stantis), prp. of stare, to stand]
(C)1995 Zane Publishing, Inc. (C)1994, 1991, 1988 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
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Ethics stance leads to a Boeing loss - Business - International ...
Boeing has reported a second-quarter loss of $160 million, largely as a result of a $615 million settlement with the US government over ethics charges.
Murtha's Anti-War Stance Overshadows Abscam Past -- 01/13/2006
Murtha's Anti-War Stance Overshadows Abscam Past ... In 2002, Murtha's ethics again became an issue in the congressional election. ...
Holmes, S. (1994) A philosophical stance, ethics and therapy: An interview with Harlene. Anderson. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. ...
My Stance On Politics
Hence, we drag our political candidates and their reputations many times through the mud, and then we expect an honest upstanding individual that might be a ...
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