act of barbarism

варварский акт

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • barbarism — /bahr beuh riz euhm/, n. 1. a barbarous or uncivilized state or condition. 2. a barbarous act; something belonging to or befitting a barbarous condition. 3. the use in a language of forms or constructions felt by some to be undesirably alien to… …   Universalium

  • barbarism — noun a) A barbaric act. These barbarisms can not be allowed to continue, they must be crushed or civilization will collapse. b) The condition of existing barbarically. War is at best barbarism...Its glory is all moonshine …   Wiktionary

  • barbarism — /ˈbabərɪzəm/ (say bahbuhrizuhm) noun 1. the state or condition of being barbarian or barbarous: *revulsed by the barbarism of colonial, especially rural or small town colonial mores. –anne summers, 1975. 2. an act or product typical of barbarians …   Australian English dictionary

  • barbarism — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a barbarian or barbarous social or intellectual condition ; backwardness b. the practice or display of barbarian acts, attitudes, or ideas 2. an idea, act, or expression …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barbarism — n. 1. Savagism, savage state, savagery, barbarous state, uncivilized condition. 2. Rudeness, roughness, brutality, savageness, harshness, destructiveness, vandalism. 3. Impurity (of diction), impropriety, unauthorized expression. 4. Atrocity,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • barbarism — bar•ba•rism [[t]ˈbɑr bəˌrɪz əm[/t]] n. 1) a barbarous or uncivilized state or condition 2) a barbarous act 3) ling. cv the use of words or constructions felt to be undesirably alien to the established standards of a language 4) ling. such a word… …   From formal English to slang

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