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sclerotic

Pronunciation: /skləˈrɑːtɪk; sklɪəˈrɒtɪk/

Translation of sclerotic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • esclerótico a sclerotic economy/administration una economía/administración anquilosada
    Example sentences
    • The fact that the government would welcome such politically tendentious rubbish shows how far the sclerotic gestures of the adversary culture have taken over establishment taste.
    • In contrast to the ossified and sclerotic humanities, for example, business studies now accounts for about a third of university activity and teaches about half the foreign students.
    • The War Department in the 1920s was indeed sclerotic, and Mitchell was indeed a visionary.

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