Definición de Machiavellian en inglés:

Machiavellian

Silabificación: Mach·i·a·vel·li·an
Pronunciación: /ˌmakēəˈvelēən, ˌmäk-
 
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adjetivo

1Cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous, especially in politics or in advancing one’s career.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • At best, bottle blondes are equated with an artifice - think Pamela Anderson, Melinda Messenger - and at worst, deceitfulness and Machiavellian scheming.
  • But however astute or realist Burnham's Machiavellian insight into power politics was, he rarely showed any capacity for canny negotiation himself.
  • Here, of course, was a classic case of Machiavellian politics: the attempt to bend the will of the party to his view by fair means or foul.
Sinónimos
2Of or relating to Niccolò Machiavelli.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It must be realized, however, that the notion of Machiavellian intelligence was at that time still vague and ill-formed.
  • As political theorist Sheldon Wolin once characterized Machiavellian government, it promises the ‘economy of politics.’
  • The Machiavellian Moment raised a thousand issues, settled two or three, and gave historians and philosophers a generation's work.

sustantivo

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A person who schemes in a Machiavellian way.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • As Sartre admitted in his eulogy, ‘He reaffirmed the existence of moral fact within the heart of our era… against the Machiavellians, against the golden calf of realism.’
  • And why have these Machiavellians become idealists?
  • Successful Machiavellians are far more interesting than the ones who botch it up or do it so obviously that they some how lose the Machiavellian nature of it in the process!

Derivativos

Machiavellianism

Pronunciación: /-ˌnizəm/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Since loyalty is the only game in town, these ‘loyal cadres’ do not feed the reflection of the state or bureaucracy, but the Machiavellianism of the state.
  • But Italy still has a streak of sporting Machiavellianism a mile wide, and his prospects of staying the course remain in the balance.
  • He should be taught as a study in Machiavellianism to future generations.

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