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Bonsai Dictionary Definitions

Bonsai is known as the combination of techniques used to grow and model a tree in order to make it or keep it small. The word bonsai is of Japanese origin that means “planted in a shallow pot”, the terminology “Bon” that expresses “plate” or “bowl” and “Sai” which means “planted”. As such, bonsai are miniature trees that reduce […]

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Bon Vivant Dictionary Definitions

Bon vivant is a French term that means “good life” synonymous with one who enjoys the pleasures of life. A bon vivant, that is, a person who likes to enjoy the good life is one who lives and knows how to live. The term bon vivant is generally positive when it is the person who qualifies as such and negative when they are others […]

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Borderline Dictionary Definitions

Borderline is an English word used to designate borderline personality disorder (or TLP). As such, it is a pathology that lies on the border between neurosis and psychosis, hence the word used to call it in Spanish literally translates ‘borderline’, ‘borderline’. The formal theorization of borderline personality disorder is recent. It dates from 1980, when described in the Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders , published by the […]