justiçamento

English translation: vigilantism

22:05 Jan 13, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Portuguese term or phrase: justiçamento
É induzir as forças públicas a fazerem, elas mesmas, o uso terrorista do terror, da vendeta e do justiçamento
stevenharper
Local time: 13:08
English translation:vigilantism
Explanation:
... When it is said that someone is taking the law into their own hands, this usually means that they are engaging in vigilante activity, or vigilantism...
http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/300/300lect10.htm
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vigilantism


Explanation:
... When it is said that someone is taking the law into their own hands, this usually means that they are engaging in vigilante activity, or vigilantism...
http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/300/300lect10.htm

Luisa Moura Almeida
Local time: 18:08
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in DutchDutch
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: For this context. Wikipedia definition: "In modern terms, vigilantes are militias or police who attempt law enforcement,"
2 hrs

agree  Adriana Fonseca
11 hrs

agree  Murillo do Amaral
1 day 20 hrs
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