2016年8月29日 星期一

cartography, defy, covert/undercover, racial disparity

A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR

Using both conventional media and covert channels, the Kremlin relies on disinformation to create doubt, fear and discord in Europe and the United States.


Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime
States are restricting undercover operations by activists in response to exposés that industry groups say have led to unfair scrutiny.
New York’s Undercover Officers Under Strain
Undercover officers face the dangers of their assignments among staffing cuts and a racial disparity in their ranks.


Covert policeman 'defied' bosses
An undercover policeman whose actions led to the collapse of a trial of environmental protesters had "defied" management instructions, a report says.





Peruvian Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel for Literature
Defying rumors that the prize would go to a poet, the Nobel committee awarded Mario Vargas Llosa the Nobel for "his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat."



ùndercóver[ùnder・cóver]

[形]((限定))秘密の[に行う], 内密の, (特に)スパイ活動[秘密調査]に従事する
an undercover scheme
陰謀
an undercover police officer
覆面警官
an undercover man [agent]
秘密捜査[調査]員(産業スパイなど)
go undercover
秘密捜査員になる.
Definition of undercover
adjective

  • (of a person or their activities) involved in or involving secret work within a community or organization, especially for the purposes of police investigation or espionage:an undercover police operation

adverb

as an undercover agent:a special unit of the police that operates undercover

cartography

  • 〔krtrfi | -t-〕
[名][U]地図製作(法).

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