A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (preference toward someone's ideas)
a. favoritism
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Su personalismo hacia la candidata de izquierda es evidente.His favoritism toward the leftist candidate is evident.
b. favouritism (United Kingdom)
Luis trataba de disimular su personalismo con el Lic. Reyes.Luis tried to hide his favouritism to Mr. Reyes.
c. partiality
Mi personalismo hacia Karla se debe a sus excelentes propuestas.My partiality towards Karla is due to her great proposals.
2. (egocentrism)
a. selfishness
Su personalismo me deja claro que no le interesan los sentimientos de los demás.Her selfishness makes it clear to me that she doesn't care about other people's feelings.
b. egoism
La individualidad y el personalismo son la causa de muchos problemas de nuestro tiempo.Individualism and egoism are the cause of many problems of our time.
3. (protagonist behavior)
a. personal ambition
El personalismo es típico de personas como Fátima, que siempre quieren sobresalir y ejercer influencia sobre los demás.Personal ambition is characteristic of people like Fatima, who always want to standout and influence other people.
4. (philosophy)
a. personalism
El materialismo se opone totalmente a os principios del personalismo.Materialism is totally opposed to the principles of personalism.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (parcialidad)
a. favoritism
2. (egocentrismo)
a. self-centeredness
1 (parcialidad) partiality
obrar sin personalismos to act impartially o without favouritism
2 (alusión personal) personal reference
tenemos que proceder sin personalismos we must carry on without getting personal
3 (egoísmo) selfishness; egoism
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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