politics

  1. Serveto

    consolidar su figura

    El contexto es parte de un párrafo en un periódico acerca de los resultados de las elecciones: "...el Senado tiene seis años para consolidar su figura y venir por más." Mi intento "...the senator has six years to strengthen his image and come for more." ¿Qué piensan Uds.?
  2. blasita

    Consejero nacional del Movimiento

    Buenos días: Blas Piñar fue consejero nacional del Movimiento. El Movimiento (Nacional) se refiere a lo siguiente (copio de la Wikipedia): Los consejeros eran los miembros más importantes del Movimiento, por debajo del ministro y del jefe nacional (Franco). Mi intento de traducción: Blas...
  3. P

    To work the floor

    Moderation Note: several threads have been merged to create this one. Hi I'm not sure how to translate this phrase: "Ten waiters work the floor" into French. I read it in a newspaper article. It refers to waiters "working the floor" whilst the chefs "line the kitchen." I know the words...
  4. B

    rafforzamento del mainstreaming

    Salve a tutti, sto traducendo il rapporto di un ente. (ambito politico - istituzionale- scienze sociali) Ad un certo punto vengono elencati vari obiettivi che l'ente si propone di raggiungere, insieme ad un gruppo di lavoro formato da altre entità. Sto avendo problemi a tradurre una frase...
  5. E

    l'iter del ddl

    Can some one help me with the meaning of the underlined words from this sentence from La Repubblica? L'ipotesi più accreditata è che se l'iter del ddl alla Camera dovesse andare avanti spedito e senza sostanziali modifiche. Mille Grazie Edwin Furlans Fevelait Furlan
  6. O

    discussione parlamentare avanzata

    Come tradurreste la frase "In Italia il progetto XY è in fase di discussione parlamentare avanzata"? Per ora l'ho tradotto con "In Italy, the project XY is being discussed by parliament", ma temo sia un po' riduttivo rispetto al significato più specifico della frase in italiano. Grazie!
  7. P

    Mainstream politics

    Ciao! Che significato ha "mainstream politics"? These "inconvenient truths" have barely impacted on mainstream politics.
  8. B

    running hard on his opposition to...

    Hi all, I can't find a right meaning to the expession "to run hard on". Can you please help me?Here's the sentence: "Opposition Leader continued his post-budget campaigning today, declaring he can win the coming federal election. Tony Abbott's running hard on his opposition to the mining super-tax".
  9. G

    bassa cucina

    It's a political term, I believe. Here's my context: "Il mondo di New York, potremmo dire, che cerca di vincere la sua spocchia intellettualistica e prova a sbarcare, armi e bagagli, nella bassa cucina di Washington." Any ideas? Thanks in advance.....
  10. P

    realtà politico-statuale

    I do not understand what this phrase refers to in the following context. CONTEXT: Propria dopo la 'Rerum novarum', l'integralismo cattolico ha finalmente potuto riprendere le sue forme di attaco al sistema borghese, in una rinnovata aderenza alla realtà politico-statuale, mettendosi...
  11. M

    immediate political makeup

    Hi everybody, can anyone help with the translation of this sentence? the effect of this struggle on Iran's immediate political makeup remained less pronounced Gli effetti di questa battaglia sulla "compagine politica"... How would you put that political makeup in Italian? Thanks :)
  12. Mahavir

    Name of slate-

    Hello everyone, I'm translating a Slate Nominating Petition (form) and I understand that slate in Spanish means lista de candidatos (elegibles); but, can anyone help me translate it in the following context? Name of Slate: __________________ My try: Nombre de la Planilla...
  13. E

    voto nulo, segunda vuelta, voto en blanco

    Dear all, Can you help me with the following words related to elections: - Voto NUlo, segunda vuelta, voto en blanco Thanks.
  14. harshduck

    letrado mayor

    ¡Hola gente! ¿Alguien me podrá explicar el concepto de “letrado mayor” en el contexto de la política española? Sé que es un puesto que tiene que ver con las asambleas – tanto las Cortes Generales como las de las comunidades autónomas o provincias – peo no tengo ni idea de cómo traducirlo...
  15. C

    Left-of-centre

    Ciao tutti! Nella politica come si dice 'left-of-centre' in italiano? Per esempio per descrivere un partito o una visione politica. Grazie mille!
  16. entrapta

    representative (pol.)

    representative What do you think would be the best translation for representative in this sentence (a US politician): "Nebraskan representative XXXXX sposored a congressional resoultion asking..." Il parlamentare oppure deputato? Forse deputato ha un sapore troppo italiano?
  17. L

    actuación política

    would you translate "actuación política" of a political party for: political behaviour? Thank you
  18. P

    segretaria particolare

    How do you translate "segreteria particolare"? CONTEXT: a report sent by the "Capo della polizia" to the office of Mussolini, presumably, is addressed: "ALL ON. SEGRETERIA PARTICOLARE DI S.E. IL CAPO DEL GOVERNO"
  19. C

    presidential rally

    come tradurreste 'to attend a presidential rally' riferito a un politico americano? partecipare a una/un manifestazione/raduno presidenziale?
  20. F

    Voto di fiducia

    How would you translate the following sentence: “la Camera dei deputati ha votato la fiducia sul decreto sicurezza” (en.tr.: “one of the Chambers of the Parliament has voted fiducia to the security decree”)? It means that the Camera has given voto di fiducia to the government. It consists of a...
  21. S

    to lean towards the left (politically)

    Hola a todos. Quiero traducir a Espanol 'he leans towards the left' en el contexto de la politica.
  22. A

    Draft resolution

    Sto traducendo un report della Commissione europea: draft resolution può essere "bozza di risoluzione"? Ma allora perchè non è "resolution draft"? Grazie
  23. N

    Earmark

    Scusate ma non riesco proprio a capire cosa si intenda nella dialettica politica per earmark. Sento spesso pronunciare frasi tipo: ".....and the first big-spending pork-barrel earmark bill that comes across my desk, I will veto it" sicuramente ha a...
  24. Zelus et Radix

    dark horse

    El contexto es un documento sobre una "enfermedad" de algunos sistemas de votación, la "DH3" ("Dark Horse plus 3 rivals"). Entiendo que "dark horse" se refiere al candidato que parece tener menos posibilidades y termina ganando. El problema es encontrar una traducción de "dark horse" que sea...
  25. T

    Schieramento politico

    Come posso tradurre in inglese "Lo schieramento politico" grazie
  26. N

    political party

    Hi!! Is there any other way to say "political party" in English (something like "political formation"...)???? Thanks!
  27. Z

    cartografie politiche

    Come potrei tradurre: "il campo (inteso come anche centro di permanenza temporanea per immigrati) è tornato nelle nostre cartografie politiche"? My attempt is: "The camp is returned in our political cartographies" Grazie in anticipo
  28. S

    presidio político

    Hay una lista de unas consignas cubanas, incluyendo: "Por Nuestros Márties, el Presidio Político y los Verdaderos Héroes de Cuba..." I discovered that the word Presidium does exist in English, meaning "a permanent executive committee in socialist countries that has all the powers of some...
  29. E

    Découpage sanitaire

    Hello, I am translating from French to English (or trying to..) a document on health systems strengthening in developing countries, and can't seem to find a translation of "découpage sanitaire" that fits the context of the document. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  30. P

    echar el cuento

    Hola a todos! Según mis resultados hasta ahora, echar el cuento significa cortejar, seducir a una mujer. Pero en el contexto creo que el significado es de delatar, informar, denunciar. Necesito, por favor, la confirmación de un hispano hablante. Muchas gracias! Contexto: "La noche en que ABC...
  31. E

    Obama's twin local handicaps?

    Chiedo se qualcuno mi può dire come tradurre correttamente questa frase: McCain surrendered Michigan [...] despite Obama's twin local handicaps, an unpopular Democratic governor and a felonious, now former, black Democratic Detroit mayor. If McCain can't make it there, can he make it anywhere...
  32. L

    chavista

    Hola, Is it correct to refer to 'chavista-controlled' regions of Venezuela? Gracias!
  33. A

    Tropelías

    Creo que quiere decir abusos.... (?) Contexto (documento de 1864): "Las personas...no se ocupan mas que de saciar venganzas personales, cometiendo las mayores tropelias dirigidas contra súbditos españoles...." Gracias!
  34. E

    Chain-of-command culture of the military

    Come potrei tradurre la frase "Mr. McCain, who came of age in the chain-of-command culture of the military, showed..."? Che senso ha, letteralmente, "McCain, che è cresciuto nella linea di comando dei militari.."? Scusate la mia ignoranza (questa traduzione non significa nulla). Grazie Alessandro
  35. B

    petista

    Por favor, olhem o extrato seguinte: "Mesmo com popularidade de 80%, presidente vê petistas ameaçados no 2º turno" Qual será o sentido da palavra "petista" nessa oração? obrigadissimo, Bryan
  36. Cairenn

    manifestaciones relámpago

    what are manifestaciones relámpago? I understand they are some kind of (political) protest ...
  37. harshduck

    que conducen a su propio vaciamiento

    Hola a todos: ¿Alguien puede confirmar mi traducción del fin de la frase siguiente? ‘Un análisis de los sistemas de distribución de competencias y de resolución de conflictos, así como de la organización de la eventual “autonomía” y de su garantía o del cuerpo electoral y el régimen de los...
  38. N

    poised to take office

    Hi all! How to translate to Italian the terms “poise to take office” in the following expression “with the Figueiredo government poised to take office, the commission began to lose its power base, and the architects of the policy were edged out.” Do you think "entrò in carica" would...
  39. P

    Lawn Sign

    How do I translate "lawn sign", as in a political yard sign?
  40. J

    Seek office

    Hola a tod@s, En un texto sobre elecciones, me aparece esta expresión: This is inconsistent with the commitments established in the XXXXXX Document , paragraph 4.3, which specifies the right of citizens to seek office “individually or as representatives of political parties….” Mi primer...
  41. M

    hijo adoptivo de un pueblo

    I would like to know how to say in english when a person is elected "Hijo adoptivo". thank you.
  42. S

    My name is ..., and I'm running for...

    Hi, all - I'm helping a fledgling political candidate translate some of his basic issues into Spanish, since he has a large Hispanic demographic in his district. Below is the original text, and my attempt at translating it. I would appreciate any feedback (grammatical, stylistic, etc) you have...
  43. P

    shadow state

    ¿Existe una frase para decir "shadow state" (un gobierno paralelo u oculto) en español? Sólo se me ocurre usar "estado virtual" pero tal vez haya una frase mas literal que sería aceptable o inclusive en uso común. Gracias de antemano por sus sugerencias.
  44. P

    campañando/Campaigning

    i want to say 'they have been campaigning for peace'. is campañando a word, or have i made it up? i said 'han sido campañando por paz'
  45. T

    inscrire

    La fin gouvernementale d’une sécurité dans des conditions de prospérité inscrit la rupture institutionnelle de l’Union : d’une part, comme stabilité économique, telle que la promeut l’Union économique et monétaire, d’autre part, comme sécurité politique, telle que l’envisage l’Espace de liberté...
  46. coquis14

    Stake rises

    (Obama) Stakes rise for convention. Any help would be appreciated.:)
  47. T

    destinataire final

    Le destinataire final restant, toujours, une population élargie, multiculturelle et émancipée, les mécanismes de garantie de la sujétion et de la liberté se redistribuent dans les expériences historiques que procure l’entreprise méta-nationale: While those for whom they are finally intended...
  48. cavaradossi

    scrutin de division

    How would your translate into English "scrutin de division"? Could it mean that you vote any single item of a law and not the overall law? Context: L'Assembléè volte au scrutin de division sur la résolution présentée parla commission.
  49. G

    plurality electoral systems

    ones where the candidate who gets the most votes, but not necessarily a majority, wins, eg A 10 B 20 C 15 B wins even though 25 voted against him and only 20 for! This is also called first past the post in the UK and elsewhere. while we're about it how do you say things like...
  50. Panpan

    correntizzato, partitizzato e parcellizzato

    Ciao a tutti Non riesco a capire il senso di queste tre parole. Il contesto e una frase in un servizio on-line da Corriere della Sera, citando il capogruppo del Pdl al Senato, Maurizio Gasparri. Hi all I can't manage to grasp the sense of these three words. The context is a phrase reported on...
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