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الإنجليزية - التركية
zorla yola getiren
{s} zorba
zulüm ve cebirle yola getiren
procrustean bed
zorba yatak
الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
Producing or designed to produce strict conformity by ruthless or arbitrary means
Marked by arbitrary often ruthless disregard of individual differences or special circumstances
{s} of Procrustes, pertaining to Procrustes (Classical Mythology); of or pertaining to the demand for adherence to a prototype, heartless in disregard for differing circumstances or opinions
Of or pertaining to Procrustes, or the mode of torture practiced by him; producing conformity by violent means; as, the Procrustean treatment; a Procrustean limit
Imposing stern and inflexible conformity to a preconceived theory or system It originated from the mythical legend of Procrustes who was reputed to tie his victims to an iron bed and then stretch them or cut off their legs to make them fit the bed
procrustean bed
An arbitrary standard to which compliance is enforced

The Procrustean bed is not a symbol of equality.

procrustean beds
plural form of procrustean bed
Procrustean bed
An arbitrary standard to which exact conformity is forced
Procrustean bed
something to which people are forced to conform (from the Greek legend of a robber who altered his victims to fit his bed by stretching them or cutting off their legs)




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    [ pr&-'kr&s-tE-&n, p ] (adjective.) circa 1846. Procrustes +‎ -an

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