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solecism

Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːləsɪzəm; ˈsɒlɪsɪzəm/

Translation of solecism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

[Linguistics/Lingüística]
  • 1.1 (grammatical mistake) solecismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • This year, it seems likely that a number of my fellow countrymen will be spending a good deal of time pedantically pursuing punctuation rules and grumbling at grammatical solecisms.
    • This, I believe, is the only grammatical solecism Esther perpetrates in her long narrative.
    • Everyone in the publishing process should report a solecism that would otherwise go undetected - a misspelling, a grammatical error.
    1.2 (faux pas) incorrección (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • But he never brooked any solecism in behaviour inside his courtroom.
    • The question is not whether Mourinho commits these solecisms: every week provides a new instance of a Mourinhism that raises the hackles of stout-hearted, stout-drinking English yeomen.
    • In any case, it was unlikely that John would commit any solecism of protocol, since he was already well acquainted with her, she having been one of his wife's bridesmaids.

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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.