hacer acto de conocimiento

English translation: contribute something to knowledge

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Spanish term or phrase:hacer acto de conocimiento
English translation:contribute something to knowledge
Entered by: Parrot

07:56 Aug 28, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: hacer acto de conocimiento
chilean academic again

again, just the term, please

Es cierto que muchos exponentes de los estudios culturales creen hacer acto de conocimiento al sólo describir lo real transformado, sin nuca preguntarse pore el efecto de disrupción que deberían causar las transformaciones en el interior de la lengua misma....
Theodore Quester
United States
Local time: 09:10
... believe they are contributing something to knowledge
Explanation:
by merely describing...
es decir, que la descripción no es suficiente, hay que indagar en profundidad.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 15:10
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Summary of answers provided
na... believe they are contributing something to knowledge
Parrot
na... they are showing their knowledge
blancav
namake something known
Katherine Matles
nathink they know something
Henry Hinds
naaction of knowledge
Gabriela Tenenbaum (X)


  

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6 mins
action of knowledge


Explanation:
Look if this could be useful for you:

"....Sin embargo, está todavía pendiente en este ámbito un estudio de la información como acto de conocimiento." (SP)


"...But a study of information as an action of knowledge is still pendent in this field." (EN)


FROM: http://www.unav.es/cys/xiii1/preiramain.htm


Saludos #:))


    Reference: http://www.unav.es/cys/xiii1/preiramain.htm
Gabriela Tenenbaum (X)
Uruguay
Local time: 10:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 113

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Meléndez Tormen
11 mins
  -> Thanks, David! #:))

disagree  lcmolinari: This does't make a lot of sense in English, especially since we would use 'pending' instead of 'pendent'
1 hr
  -> OK, Laura
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9 mins
think they know something


Explanation:
This is the idea, possibly could be said other ways as well by changing the sentence a bit more.

(they think it is enough to know, etc.)


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 07:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 26512
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10 mins
make something known


Explanation:
They believe they are making something known when really...

This is just a guessm but intuitively it seems right.

Katherine Matles
Spain
Local time: 15:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 867
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1 hr
... they are showing their knowledge


Explanation:
mine


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blancav
Spain
Local time: 15:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 13
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1 hr
... believe they are contributing something to knowledge


Explanation:
by merely describing...
es decir, que la descripción no es suficiente, hay que indagar en profundidad.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 15:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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