soi-disant


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as claimed by and for yourself often without justification

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Le chef de Commission le professeur Mohamed Osman Saleh a dit dans une declaration a la SUNA que l'agression sur Gaza et toute la Palestine et le reste de la Palestine est sous occupation est une lutte pour l'existence, pas pour les frontieres , soulignant la commission condamne toutes les precedentes de l'Etat sioniste sur ce peuple sans defense, expliquant que ce qui se passe actuellement a Gaza a depasse toutes les attentes et a depasse la soi-disant holocauste a des crimes de guerre contre l'humanite.
A la fois prive de son aura et contraint progressivement d'assumer le masque de l'intellectuel qui s'engage mediatiquement sur tous les fronts de l'actualite, Jarry, dans ses Almanachs, choisit de recuser ce role impose: en abordant les faits divers sous l'angle de la pataphysique, mais aussi en ayant recours a la pratique du collage et du ready-made, il s'emploie a desamorcer l'illusion de transparence que genere la prose journalistique, dans sa pretention a fournir une retranscription soi-disant objective de la realite.
Like World Wrestling, the Strident Housewives of the New Jersey Marshlands and the chance of winning the Publishers Clearance Sweepstakes, these soi-disant jubilations of achievement are phonies.
Vers des eaux plus calmes, 1905-1914, Pul, 1999-2005), l'auteur se tient loin tant du panegyrique, nostalgie des temps passes, que des jugements negatifs portes au nom d'une soi-disant << modernite >> sans doute trop fragile pour etre capable de s'autocritiquer.
Une tare innommable sur le front du soi-disant professionnalisme du journalisme dans le monde entier.
By this he does not mean the early-20th-century soi-disant heresy of Americanism, but the value-driven program of democracy and religious pluralism that was put forward to an immigrant church by its hierarchy.
Today, of course, some soi-disant Catholic political figures use the sophistry of "governing for all citizens" to justify or mask their stand on abortion and support or overlook other non-Christian positions on various issues.
I've got a name for this hairstyle," says Rebel Wilson of her high, cheerleader-style ponytail in her scene-stealing role as the soi-disant "Fat Amy" in the new comedy Pitch Perfect.
Ironie, parodie, outrance, ludisme et crudite de la langue constituent donc autant d'outils pour critiquer, voire tourner en derision, ceux qui possedent le pouvoir de definir ce qui est soi-disant universel.
These overdetermined structures--the soi-disant ruins of modernism--are an inevitable part of the landscape he depicts, the everyday backdrop against which people live, work, and play.
And here, as luck would have it, was a Jewish victim of a conspiracy--as unmistakably Jewish as the soi-disant Russian oligarchs, as unmistakably a victim as the sweet Lady Di, and as unmistakably a conspiracy as the one that had claimed JFK.
Aux Etats-Unis, les valeurs defendues sortent toujours plus du cadre des divergences esthetiques ; ce que montre bien, par exemple, le fait que 66% des motifs d'indignation tournent autour de la soi-disant atteinte a la morale sexuelle (p.
Several topics that are often looked at in an Anglo-French context are taken up by scholars who show that social reorganization was going on in Hungary, the Ukraine, Bosnia and Poland and that the soi-disant Enlightenment was not just a western phenomenon; nor were the problems that accompanied this cultural revolution.
Le reste du livre est a l'avenant: onze contributions aussi diverses que les exemples mentionnes ici, et qui ont toutes le merite d'avoir au moins tente, a partir de cas singuliers, de tirer des enseignements qui eclaireraient la nature de la soi-disant Nouvelle economie.
Bertorelli's is a restaurant in Soho and the soi-disant Blackshirts were a gang of thinkers--Patrick Cosgrave, Kingsley Amis, Bernard Levin, Robert Conquest, Russell Lewis--who liked to believe that Britain in the 1970s was a country in which it was dangerous to hold conservative opinions.