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Synonym of Dumbing down

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Dumbing down
The term dumbing down describes the deliberate diminishment of the intellectual level of the content of schooling and education, of literature and cinema, and of news and culture. The idea of and the term dumbing down originated in 1933 as slang, used by motion picture screenplay writers, to mean: "revise so as to appeal to those of little education or intelligence."

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An English-Spanish Dictionary (Granada University, Spain), 14.4
dumbing down
(n.) = simplificación.
Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.


dumb down
(v.) = simplificar, hacerse el estúpido.
Ex: The article 'Cataloguing electronic resources: wise up or dumb down?' argues that WWW search engines do a good job in impossibly difficult circumstances but that they do not provide enough information about a resource.

Diccionari Anglès - Català
dumbing-down
s empobriment dels continguts / de la qualitat (diaris, TV, etc.)

Ivo Korytowski's English-Portuguese Translator's Dictionary version 19/3/13
dumbing down
emburrecimento planejado
Livros de IK

  
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