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vain

to use the name of someone, esp God, without due respect or reverence
b. Jocular to mention someone's name
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PEOPLE across Kirklees are getting vainer by taking more care about the way they look.
The vainer the rulers, the more their subjects have been likely to act or see life in a similar fashion, longevity in power playing a big role in shaping the destiny of a nation based on the doings, misdoings and mad spontaneity of those holding the reins.
Kothari, Miloon, Maude Barlow, Monti Aguirre, Carlos Vainer, Patricia Avila, Francisco Lopez y Luis D.
Al reconstruir la historia de la lucha de los afectados por las represas, Vainer constata la consideracion de las poblaciones como un medio socioeconomico que pasa a ser parte del ambiente en la <<impactologia oficial>> (Vainer, 2004), en tanto que ciencia aplicada cuyo fundamento es la legitimacion de grandes proyectos en los que el lugar del sujeto del ambiente es desplazado para la gran obra de ingenieria.
After all, strategic city planning--commonly associated with the notion of entrepreneurial city (Borja & Castells, 1997; Hall, 1995; Harvey, 1989; Kavaratzis, 2007; Vainer, 2000)--eventually weakens urban planning as a sole enterprise of the State, reinforcing perspectives of market rationality and style of leadership clinging more to business enterprises (Luchiari, 2005; Martinez, 2012).
The results suggest that men are by far the vainer sex, with twice as many admitting they took the pics to make current or ex partners jealous, whereas the main reason women say they take selfies is to share what they're doing.
People who date online are not shallower or vainer than those who don't.
De este modo, quedaron en funcionamiento solamente las carreras de Psicologia de San Luis, Rosario y Buenos Aires, pero "con un plan de estudios acorde con el proyecto de la dictadura" (Carpintero y Vainer, 2005, p.