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17:45 Nov 18, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
Spanish term or phrase: hombría de bien
Context:
...eran fama pública su malignidad incesante y su proclividad a incurrir en la defense de causas indefendibles....como la hombría de bien o el principio de autoridad
Chandler Thompson
Local time: 14:12
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Summary of answers provided
5'honorable manhood' see the examples...
Sandra Cravero
4integrity
Christine Walsh
4good manhood
Luis Javier Otoya
4man of honour and honesty
Eileen Banks
3uprightness
Sebastian Wasserzug
3honesty
Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
3gentlemanliness
Fiona Kirton


Discussion entries: 2





  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
good manhood


Explanation:
I hope this helps!

Luis Javier Otoya
United States
Local time: 13:12
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
honesty


Explanation:
:)

Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
Spain
Local time: 22:12
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gentlemanliness


Explanation:
I'm not sure this counts as an indefensible cause, but this is what it means.

http://www.wordmagicsoft.com/dictionary/es-en/hombra de bien....

HTH

Fiona Kirton
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:12
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
man of honour and honesty


Explanation:
In private life, though his minute and often ridiculous 'cuttings-down' did not save him from debt, he was a man of honour and honesty. ...
www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/george3

Good luck!


Eileen Banks
Argentina
Local time: 17:12
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
integrity


Explanation:
Another version

Christine Walsh
Local time: 17:12
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
'honorable manhood' see the examples...


Explanation:
following the links:
-http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9E02E3DC143BE...

-depts.washington.edu/uwpbk/downloads/pbk_address_2007_06_07_McKenzie.pdf
Hope it helps!!!

Sandra Cravero
Argentina
Local time: 17:12
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1 day17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
uprightness


Explanation:
Del diccionario Collins: Hombria de bien: honesty, uprightness

Sebastian Wasserzug
Argentina
Local time: 17:12
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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