English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hidebound

Hidebound :
kleingeestig
- kleingeestig
 

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Adjective(1) stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded

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(1) There are pros and cons to that: a chief constable who has been in post too long can become hidebound and resistant to change, but changing leaders too often can lead to discontinuity.(2) Even Germany, the Continent's largest and most hidebound economy, may soon see reform.(3) Educators in Ghana are aware that they must rid universities of hidebound thinking to produce more technically literate graduates who produce more for employers and Ghana's economy.(4) Far too many people adhere to the notion that the Army cannot transform from within, as we are too hidebound , too wedded to orthodoxy.(5) It needs someone immediately capable of cutting through the company's notoriously intractable bureaucracy and hidebound engineering culture.(6) It is nothing short of a revolution for a body seen by its critics as hidebound and conservative with a small ÔÇÿcÔÇÖ.(7) It's as if we are back in that newspaper office of 10 years ago, when Riddoch, unschooled in the resistant bureaucracy of getting out a daily paper, tried to change hidebound attitudes too quickly for comfort.(8) This is the kind of step that is quite often made in science by a junior researcher, not yet hidebound by tradition.(9) This is almost radical stuff for a hidebound bureaucracy.(10) He confirms the privately expressed belief of many ministers that they are battling against a civil service hidebound by more than a century of tradition.(11) But there is more to the backlash than hidebound resistance to change.(12) The depressing part was that the hidebound attitudes of the British officer class haven't changed much in more than 80 years.(13) It would stimulate overdue reform of hidebound institutions, whether regulatory bodies or royal colleges.(14) There's no magic formula that will transform a hidebound organization into one eager to adopt the latest software technology.(15) From this it is but a short step to viewing those who oppose liberal ideas or policies as hidebound traditionalists, bigots, or ignoramuses.(16) There can be no sport more regulated, and no sport more hidebound by an inflexible adherence to the rule book.
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(1) hidebound ::
kleingeestig
Synonyms
Adjective
1. conservative ::
konserwatief
2. reactionary ::
reaksionêre
3. conventional ::
konvensionele
4. orthodox ::
ortodokse
8. dyed-in-the-wool ::
gekleur-in-die-wol
9. set in one's ways ::
stel in 'n mens se weë
10. unyielding ::
onwrikbare
11. inflexible ::
onbuigsaam
12. narrow-minded ::
eng
13. small-minded ::
klein-minded
14. intolerant ::
onverdraagsaam
15. uncompromising ::
onwrikbare
16. rigid ::
rigiede
17. prejudiced ::
benadeel
18. bigoted ::
bevooroordeelde
Antonyms
1. liberal ::
liberale
2. open-minded ::
oopkop
3. progressive ::
progressiewe
4. unconventional ::
onkonvensionele
5. unorthodox ::
onortodokse
Different Forms
hidebound
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