"artificioso" English translation

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"artificioso" in English

ES artificioso
volume_up
{adjective masculine}

artificioso (also: rebuscado)
Este objetivo compensa sin duda otras objeciones de menor importancia o artificiosas respecto al Tratado de Niza.
This objective surely outweighs other minor or contrived objections to Nice.
¿No ha llegado el momento de racionalizar esta situación y abandonar parte de la artificiosa corrección política imperante?
Is it not time to rationalise and bring some sense to this situation and cut adrift some of the contrived political correctness that is driving it?
A buen seguro podemos encontrar cómo utilizar mejor los 230 millones de euros o incluso los 290 millones de euros, como algunos quieren, que promover esta noción artificiosa de ciudadanía europea.
Surely we could find better uses for the EUR 230 million or even EUR 290 million, as some want, than promoting this contrived notion of European citizenship.
artificioso (also: diestro, hábil, diestra)
volume_up
skilful {adj.} [Brit.]
artificioso
volume_up
skillful {adj.} [Amer.]

Context sentences for "artificioso" in English

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SpanishSé que fijar límites supone un ejercicio algo artificioso, pero habrá que hacerlo.
I know that it is a rather artificial exercise to establish such a dividing line, but I have to draw it somewhere.