linkedness

15:22 Apr 13, 2014
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy / Experimental Education
Portuguese term or phrase: linkedness
Value education
Within the project the concept of *** ‘linkedness’ *** is the expression of the deep concern for the development of a positive orientation towards the physical and human reality. It offers a point of reference for the whole of value education.

*** Linkedness *** with the eco-system in its entirety is essentially a religious concept, in the broadest sense of the word. Etymologically, ‘re-ligion’ (re-liare) means ‘linking again’. As ‘de-linquency’ means ‘the lack of link’, the sense of ‘connectedness’ can be seen as the cornerstone of prevention of criminal behaviour or any action that brings damage to things and people. One who feels connected with something would not act as a vandal.

Considering the context, above all the association with the religious context, I must find a word that meets both occurences of the word and that association. It can't be a mere synonym in Portuguese given the mentions to 'ligion', 'liare' and 'linking', all related to 'ligação' in PT.

Thanks for the help.
Mario Freitas
Brazil
Local time: 11:54


Summary of answers provided
4conscientização
Clauwolf
3afiliação
Verginia Ophof
3«união»
Vítor Cortes


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«união»


Explanation:
linked [-ness], reflecting the rule for the appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of (the adjective)", "the quality of (the adjective)", or "the measure of (the adjective)"; and considering the content.

Vítor Cortes
Portugal
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afiliação


Explanation:
suggestion

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connection


    Reference: http://www.scielo.oces.mctes.pt/scielo.php?pid=S0870-8231200...
Verginia Ophof
Belize
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conscientização


Explanation:
:) Pelo contexto apresentado

Clauwolf
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