okosnica

English translation: backbone

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Croatian term or phrase:okosnica
English translation:backbone
Entered by: bjuric2

22:41 Mar 14, 2004
Croatian to English translations [PRO]
Anthropology
Croatian term or phrase: okosnica
Bilo da je majka ili supruga, žena je uvijek okosnica obitelji, ali i istraživačica i čuvarica tradicije, ali također i pokretačica pozitivnih promjena u obitelji i društvenoj zajednici
bjuric2
Local time: 20:10
backbone
Explanation:
Može i pillar
(1pil•lar \"pi-ler\ noun [ME piler, fr. OF, fr. ML pilare, fr. L pila] (13c)
1 a : a firm upright support for a superstructure : post
b : a usu. ornamental column or shaft; esp : one standing alone for a monument
2 : a chief supporter : prop)
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backbone


Explanation:
Može i pillar
(1pil•lar \"pi-ler\ noun [ME piler, fr. OF, fr. ML pilare, fr. L pila] (13c)
1 a : a firm upright support for a superstructure : post
b : a usu. ornamental column or shaft; esp : one standing alone for a monument
2 : a chief supporter : prop)

Pike
Croatia
Local time: 20:10
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