camarilla


camarilla
f.
1 clique.
2 lobby.
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camarilla
nombre femenino
1 clique
2 PLÍTICA pressure group, lobby
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SF
1) [de presidente etc] entourage; pey clique, coterie
2) [en organización] faction; [en partido] (party) caucus; [en cuerpo legislativo] lobby, pressure group
3) (=cuarto) small room
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femenino group; (pey) clique (pej); (de jefe, presidente) cronies (pl) (colloq & pej)
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= clique, network, in-crowd.
Ex. One of the criticisms levelled at this literary prize is that it is run by a metropolitan clique in which books are written, read and reviewed all by the same people.
Ex. Some of the barriers faced by women seeking senior international appointments are: glass ceiling; trailing spouse; career vs. long term relationship and children; lack of mentors; tokenism; and exclusion from networks.
Ex. She entered the 'in-crowd' when she was hired by a posh country club and befriended the charismatic leader of a clique of wealthy college students.
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femenino group; (pey) clique (pej); (de jefe, presidente) cronies (pl) (colloq & pej)
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= clique, network, in-crowd.

Ex: One of the criticisms levelled at this literary prize is that it is run by a metropolitan clique in which books are written, read and reviewed all by the same people.

Ex: Some of the barriers faced by women seeking senior international appointments are: glass ceiling; trailing spouse; career vs. long term relationship and children; lack of mentors; tokenism; and exclusion from networks.
Ex: She entered the 'in-crowd' when she was hired by a posh country club and befriended the charismatic leader of a clique of wealthy college students.

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camarilla
feminine
group; (pey) clique (pej)
el presidente y su camarilla the President and his cronies (colloq pej)
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camarilla sustantivo femenino clique
'camarilla' also found in these entries:
English:
clique
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camarilla nf
Pey clique, cabal;
el ministro llegó acompañado de su camarilla the minister arrived with his hangers-on
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camarilla
f POL inner circle; fig
clique
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camarilla nf
: political clique

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • camarilla — [ kamarija ] n. f. • 1824; mot esp. « cabinet particulier du roi », de camara « chambre » 1 ♦ Hist. Parti absolutiste, formé par les familiers du roi d Espagne. 2 ♦ Péj. Coterie influente autour d un personnage important. ● camarilla nom féminin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Camarilla — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La Camarilla es una de las sectas del juego de rol Vampiro: La Mascarada. Se la simboliza con un Ankh. Actualmente es la secta dominante, y se encuentra en una guerra completa con el Sabbat. Ocupa una gran parte de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • camarilla — s.f. [dallo sp. camarilla, dim. di cámara camera , propr. l antisala della camera reale]. [gruppo di persone che influenzano l azione di un governo per interessi personali] ▶◀ clan, (spreg.) combriccola, (spreg.) combutta, congrega, (spreg.)… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • camarilla — sustantivo femenino 1. Pragmática: peyorativo. Conjunto de personas que influyen de manera no oficial en un personaje importante o en una autoridad: El ministro iba acompañado de su camarilla …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Camarilla — Ca ma*ril la, n. [Sp., a small room.] [1913 Webster] 1. The private audience chamber of a king. [1913 Webster] 2. A company of secret and irresponsible advisers, as of a king; a cabal or clique. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camarilla — (span., spr. Kamarillja, d.i. das Kämmerchen), 1) die vertraute Umgebung des spanischen Königs Ferdinand VII., die im Rücken der Minister deren Gesetze u. Anordnungen unwirksam machten; daher 2) auch in anderen, bes. constitutionellen Staaten,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Camarilla — (span., spr. rillja, »Kämmerchen, Kabinett«), seit Ferdinand VII. von Spanien Name für eine Günstlingspartei, die in der unmittelbaren Umgebung des Herrschers sich befindet und auf diesen einen für den Staat verderblichen Einfluß ausübt …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Camarilla — Camarilla, span., ein kleines Gemach, in der polit. Sprache der Einfluß von Günstlingen auf die Entschließungen eines Regenten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • camarilla — index cabal, faction Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • camarilla — CAMARILLA: S indigner quand on prononce ce mot …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • camarilla — (Del dim. de cámara). f. Conjunto de personas que influyen subrepticiamente en los asuntos de Estado o en las decisiones de alguna autoridad superior …   Diccionario de la lengua española


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