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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of valorise.


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  • In most accounts of the violence and military operations, the Islamic fighters are valorised.

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  • I suppose the apprehension is because I did not grow up in a household that had had the text "since forever" and valorised it for its appropriation of American cuts of meat to French techniques, but my curiosity never waned when the book was referred to.

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  • But I guess this is to make the obvious point about Lyotard's 'inhumanity', that although it presents itself in opposition to a valorised 'humanity' in fact humanity is predicated upon a mode of inhumanity, and vice versa--inhumanity, that is, not unhumanity.


  • My theory, which is mine, is that erotic capital is becoming increasingly valorised aren't I the real sociologist?! in the 21st century and that I am the only person to have noticed this.

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  • A woman must also realise that erotic capital needs to be valorised appropriately.

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  • The Lost Cause valorised the Confederate soldiers as noble men fighting for a variety of causes - one of which happened to be a little ignoble. - Comments

  • Women's success in the domestic sphere has at once remained eminently dismissable, proving lack of ambition or ability to gain public note, and become oddly valorised as a contemporary curtsey to what ladies really ought to be concerning themselves with.

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  • Once valorised at 32 € per ton, the PRR's social cost due to greenhouse effect amounts at 18 M€

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  • It is precisely in the light of this ethnolinguistic diversity, and in order to promote more inclusive education and to safeguard against the discrimination of those who speak them, that the very Constitution of Timor-Leste sets that the national languages, including Tetum, are to be valorised and developed by the State, at the same time they are protected internationally by organizations such as UNESCO.

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  • And will leadership continue to be valorised over management?

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