equilibrismo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From equilibrio (equilibrium) +‎ -ismo.

Noun[edit]

equilibrismo m (plural equilibrismi)

  1. tightrope walking
  2. (also figuratively) balancing act
  3. (figuratively, chiefly politics) ability to maneuver well in delicate or difficult situations; calculation, shrewdness
    • 2020 August 30, Federico Rampini, “Portland e quella violenza degli opposti estremismi che riporta l'America agli anni '60 [Portland and that violence of extremist opposites that is bringing America back to the 60's]”, in la Repubblica[1]:
      Biden è impegnato in un esercizio di equilibrismo ad alto rischio.
      Biden is engaged in a high-risk exercise of political maneuvering.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

equilibrismo m (plural equilibrismos)

  1. tightrope walking
  2. (also figuratively) balancing act

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