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alienation
American English: /ˌeɪljəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /eɪlɪəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of alienation in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (Politics, Psychology) (estrangement)alienation (from somebody)
    alejamiento (masculine) or distanciamiento (masculine) (de alguien)
    (before noun) alienation effect (Theater) alienation from society
    marginación (feminine) social
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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