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  • v. Alternative spelling of valorize.


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  • It would, I feel, be validating the very situation that requires redress if the BSFA Awards were to valorise abstractions that bear only a passing relevance to the field over a commentary that bears directly on its practical, political realities, not least because of the disparities of privilege at play here.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • The whole thrust, not subtly rendered, is to valorise 'faith', 'belief', 'being nice to people' and so on.

    The Tooth Fairy (2010)

  • The Empire never ended because the Paraclete's exile is enforced not just by the Emperor but by his subjugated people, Gnostic or Paulian, who valorise the divorce of flesh and soul, the demonisation of the former in Dionysian Satan and the idealisation of the latter in Apollonian Christ.


  • You should have rolled with that one a bit and said that you valorise them for their attitude towards received behavioural norms, and that you view criticisms of them on "moral" grounds as based on problematic binary oppositions.

    The Price of Serenity?

  • L'important est de trouver une activité qui le valorise, qui lui permette de prendre confiance.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • But my theory, which is mine, is that he failed to valorise erotic capital.

    The Guardian World News

  • The Literature Contest, which was established in 1987 by SONANGOL, in cooperation with UEA, is a social project intended to valorise the national writers.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • We cannot and do not valorise recourse to planned military strategy as a way to bring about social and political change either by the state or by those opposing it.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • It also makes no sense to valorise an image of European history that is centred upon cultural homogeneity and nationalised "purity".

    Eurozine articles

  • If on one hand it is imperative to protect and valorise the languages of Timor-Leste as a unique feature of our cultural legacy, on the other we must also determine the ways in which they can be used to assist the intellectual development of our children and youngsters, so that education may reach every Timorese girl and boy!

    NZ On Screen


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