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Old September 30, 2009, 12:52 PM
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Force

Which is the meaning of "force" in the following sentence?:

Society seen as driving force for man's development.

¿a la fuerza?

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Old September 30, 2009, 12:58 PM
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My proposal:

"La sociedad, vista como fuerza motriz para el desarrollo humano/del hombre"
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Old September 30, 2009, 12:59 PM
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Hola Irma,

"driving force" es una cosa que ayuda una otra cosa a mover

Society is seen as driving force for man's development. It forces / helps us to develop
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Old September 30, 2009, 01:07 PM
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¡Claro, no caía! A veces no sé qué hay en mi cabeza...

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Old September 30, 2009, 03:56 PM
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My proposal:

"La sociedad, vista como fuerza motriz para el desarrollo humano/del hombre"
La sociedad, vista como la fuerza motora del desarrollo del hombre.
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Old September 30, 2009, 05:05 PM
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@Hernán:

motriz adj. f.
Que mueve o hace mover.

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Old September 30, 2009, 08:15 PM
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@Hernán:

motriz adj. f.
Que mueve o hace mover.

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motor, ra.

(Del lat. motor, -ōris).

1. adj. Que mueve. U. t. c. s. m.


motriz.

(De motor).

1. adj. Que mueve. Causa motriz.


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