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English translation: awareness-raising

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Spanish term or phrase:concientización
English translation:awareness-raising
Entered by: lcmolinari
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19:42 May 3, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Spanish term or phrase: concientizacion
Legislación, concientización y sensiblización ambiental.
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 02:50
"raising awareness" or "awareness-raising"
Explanation:
As you will see frm the following examples, there are various ays to phrase this kind of expression:

http://www.un.org/documents/ecosoc/cn17/1996/ecn171996-14a1....

"UNDP has initiated 11 new interregional and regional activities that were dedicated to or included environmental education, training, education and awareness-raising components."


http://www.eeri.org/News/Dec99/Dec99.html

"He plays a key role in disseminating the prevention message through high-level scientific and technical meetings, raising awareness and sensitizing decision makers within developing countries to the issue of urban seismic risk reduction."


http://www.global-horizons.com/web2.htm

"These categories are: family violence; violence against women; challenging discrimination (racism, sexism, religious biases, ageism, etc.); youth issues; victimization prevention; raising awareness; legislative and social policy reform; policing issues; prison reform and offender rehabilitation; alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (to violence or the courts); partnerships between local government and civic groups; and judicial training."

I hope these examples help show various possible ways to fit the expression into the sentence.

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
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Muchas gracias, diculpame por la demora en contestar.
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Summary of answers provided
naenvironmental legislation and awareness-raisingxxxJon Zuber
naenvironmental legislation, consciousness-raising and
Parrot
na"raising awareness" or "awareness-raising"Fuad Yahya
naawareness
Elinor Thomas


  

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4 mins
awareness


Explanation:
In fact "concientización" is the action of making another person aware of something. I don't know if there is an exact term for it in English.

Hope th is helps! :-)

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 04:50
Works in field
Native speaker of: Spanish

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Astrid Elke Witte
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51 mins
"raising awareness" or "awareness-raising"


Explanation:
As you will see frm the following examples, there are various ays to phrase this kind of expression:

http://www.un.org/documents/ecosoc/cn17/1996/ecn171996-14a1....

"UNDP has initiated 11 new interregional and regional activities that were dedicated to or included environmental education, training, education and awareness-raising components."


http://www.eeri.org/News/Dec99/Dec99.html

"He plays a key role in disseminating the prevention message through high-level scientific and technical meetings, raising awareness and sensitizing decision makers within developing countries to the issue of urban seismic risk reduction."


http://www.global-horizons.com/web2.htm

"These categories are: family violence; violence against women; challenging discrimination (racism, sexism, religious biases, ageism, etc.); youth issues; victimization prevention; raising awareness; legislative and social policy reform; policing issues; prison reform and offender rehabilitation; alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (to violence or the courts); partnerships between local government and civic groups; and judicial training."

I hope these examples help show various possible ways to fit the expression into the sentence.

Fuad


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Fuad Yahya
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Muchas gracias, diculpame por la demora en contestar.

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Mauricio López Langenbach

Jennifer Struna
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8 hrs
environmental legislation, consciousness-raising and


Explanation:
sensitizing. (No es fácil dar una única acepción fuera de la frase entera).

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 08:50
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 48
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9 hrs
environmental legislation and awareness-raising


Explanation:
"Concientización" and "sensibilización" can both be expressed with "awareness-raising", which has largely replaced the earlier "consciousness-raising".

xxxJon Zuber
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Changes made by editors
Feb 6, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Feb 6, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
FieldOther » Social Sciences
Field (specific)(none) » Government / Politics


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