Translation of alienation in Spanish:

alienation

Pronunciation: /ˌeɪliəˈneɪʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 [Politics/Política] [Psychology/Psicología] alienación (feminine) (estrangement) alienation (from sb) alejamiento (m) or distanciamiento (m)(de algn) (before noun/delante del nombre) alienation effect [Theater/Teatro] distanciamiento (masculine) alienation from society marginación (feminine) social
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    • But the rhetoric of Marxist exploitation and alienation does not speak to the needs of non-labourers, and may indeed oppose them.
    • Each chapter takes a detailed and wide-ranging look at aspects of Marxist theory such as alienation, oppression, the family and class struggle.
    • On thing Marx is known for is his theory of worker alienation.
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    • In other words, they try to keep their addiction secret and suffer low self esteem and alienation as a result.
    • The result is alienation, depersonalization, and degradation of the human purpose.
    • Amotivation represents the lowest possible level of self-determination, as it implies a loss of personal control and alienation akin to learned helplessness.
  • 2 [Law/Derecho] enajenación (f), alienación (f)
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    • I think this Court has said on a couple of occasions that alienation is critical to ownership.
    • The covenant is concerned with alienation of the property.
    • I am not satisfied that an alienation or transfer of property, in and of itself, is a sufficient basis on which to imply a trust of that property.

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