In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(person/thinker) independiente(income) independiente(income) propio(income) personala person of independent means — una persona que dispone de rentas
- I also did some independent reading — también leí por cuenta propia
- independent of sb/sth — independiente de algn/algo
- Neddy was a very independent person who lived life quietly in Ballingarry.
- It can help children take their first steps towards being more independent and self reliant.
- It's hard to go from a very, independent woman to depending on others.
- They are remarkably independent and self reliant and this is what drives me mad!
- They did not claim to be victims; they presented as a rugged, stoical, independent, self-reliant yeomanry.
- From about the early 1880s he had independent income and so he devoted himself to the problem of flight.
- His father was a stonemason and architect who brought up his children to be independent and self reliant.
- Due to this and various things in adult life I have a real aversion to depending on people, not being independent.
- Teenagers are forever pushing out their boundaries as they strive to be independent and self sufficient.
- Clearly, she was an independent, self-sufficient child as only children often are, but she was imaginative too, and a great reader.
- To most people, Teddy often came off as far more independent and self-sufficient than most other boys his age.
- Because I wanted her to be independent and not to have to depend on some man for her living…
- She was fiercely independent and very self sufficient and I got the idea that she didn't like being babied or fussed over by men.
- I was now independent, and wasn't planning on depending on anyone for awhile.
- Plus she is very much an independent, self sufficient woman, but also with a softer side!
- It is partly due to his weaknesses that I became independent and self-reliant.
- You think of yourself as independent, you want to be independent, but you depend on Alex more than anyone.
- Like most Australian girls, I was intrigued by a man who could be so self reliant and independent in the bush.
- Self-reliant and independent, they do not necessarily take pride in their local community.
- They are also a form of social policy that has the objective of making people more independent and thus self-reliant.
- Not only were you beautiful but you were also smart, self-sufficient, independent and strong.
1.2Política(state/country) independienteSenegal became independent in 1960 — Senegal obtuvo la independencia / se independizó en 1960
- The remaining 8 seats were clinched by splinter parties or independent candidates.
- I don't think we are ready to govern an independent country.
- Please let's change and be people with brave hearts and forget all about violence against any particular sex in this independent country.
- Taiwan is clearly an independent country with its own sovereignty.
- In 1962, Jamaica became an independent country after 300 years of British rule.
- Democracy presupposes independent political parties and an electorate willing to debate issues and vote accordingly.
- Lenin did not invent the concept of the party or of the independent political organization of the working class.
- It demands the building of a new independent political party.
- This campaign exposed the ballot access barriers that confront all third party and independent candidates.
- Its founding in 1906 represented the first step by British workers towards their own independent political party.
- In time, this should improve the prospects of third parties and independent candidates.
- The time has come for the American working class to begin the arduous task of constructing an independent political party.
- Working people can defend their interests only through the establishment of their own independent political party.
- The few independent candidates with political potential are quickly recruited by the parties.
- There are also minor party and independent candidates in many ridings, who generally deserve far more consideration than they receive.
- How can you be proud of being an independent country if the government is unable to improve its citizens' welfare?
- Those two seats went to candidates from little-known independent parties.
- However, ward councillors can either join a new political party or become independent councillors.
- They strive to be independent from political parties and openly battle government-controlled organizations.
- Now it is all different, of course, and we are an independent country.
- In 1948 the island, then an independent country, voted in a referendum to become the 10th province of Canada.
- Support for independent candidates and smaller parties has also risen, but in the locals rather than the Euro elections.
- Many of the states were too small or awkwardly located to survive as independent countries.
- He promised to continue ignoring the fact that Cuba is an independent country, not a US colony.
- Bangladesh later separated from Pakistan and East Timor which at the time was a Portuguese colony but is now an independent country.
- Kazakhstan is now an independent country, but for decades it was part of the Soviet Union.
- Instead of listening to other political parties and to independent experts he consistently and viciously denigrated all opposition.
- The British government officially recognised Madagascar as an independent country in 1820.
- Half of them prefer party nominees to independent candidates.
- So now we have voter apathy across the board, adversely affecting both parties, and independent candidates fared worse.
- When the matter went to Parliament, all political parties supported an independent Complaints Commission.
- The great weakness of the American workers movement historically has been its inability to establish an independent political party.
- He's promoted and encouraged the idea of distinct Taiwanese identity and said his country is already independent.
- If New Zealand is to develop as a fully independent country we must give all our people equal access to justice, and not just a privileged few.
- The statue was erected in 1962 to welcome foreign visitors to the then young independent country.
- His concept can be used in meeting just demands of a people in their own independent country if the rulers fail in their duty.
- The six-country tour will also underpin the fact that the island is a sovereign, independent country, he said.
- Once the Soviet Union broke apart, Kazakhstan became an independent country.
- Life's getting harder in this so-called independent country, let alone for people in the low-income bracket like me.
- Australia doesn't even need to be a republic to be a proud, confident and independent country.
2.1(not part of larger group)(company/candidate/newspaper) independiente
- It's going to be - the judiciary system in this country is independent.
- Action is required now to ensure the allocation of all Lottery money is independent and free from the control of politicians.
- An alternative is to become an independent contractor to the agency.
- The statement is now available for a second time for people to comment on, and it will be subject to an independent examination later this year.
- These agencies were entrusted with independent legislative authority on a federal level.
- This committee should therefore be independent and have the authority to test out proposed rates by producers and monitor implementation.
- The Lebanese people are the ones who want a country that is sovereign and independent and free from outside interference.
- The school, which has about 370 students, has been the subject of an independent inquiry.
- Well, we've got to retain our nuclear deterrent, and we've had an independent nuclear deterrent for a long time.
- The modern criminal-court system makes it very difficult for a grand jury to exercise any independent authority.
- Outside controls or independent reviews could have provided such safeguards.
- However, such a set-up calls for an independent authority to monitor the functioning of these institutions.
- There is an area that remains more or less independent of the control of the government.
- Is it time now for an outside independent commission to take a look at the intelligence, which apparently was faulty?
- The Commission is an independent authority which aims to achieve dual goals of reconciliation and justice.
- You can also get standard-rate tax relief if you pay service charges to local authorities and other independent contractors.
- Without missing a beat, the Senator proposed an new independent authority to handle complaints.
- It recommended that the agency be subject to an independent review.
- The antennae had been installed following consultation with local authorities and assessment by independent safety consultants, and were safe.
2.2British (not state-run)particularprivado(sector) privado(radio/television) privado
- Academies are independent schools funded by public money.
- What is on the screen will depend on whether the Council teams up with public space broadcasts or independent programmers.
- The overall pass rate this year for all schools, including both state and independent schools, was 69.6%.
- The Department for Education and Skills said no formal approach had been made by the schools, but it was not government policy to fund independent schools.
- There are more than 70 independent schools in Scotland - just under a quarter of which are in and around Edinburgh.
- The group also runs two independent schools and three private nurseries in Wakefield and Barnsley.
- Nothing surprising there; with a higher per capita budget, independent schools of course do better on that score.
- So we will help parents and other groups establish a new generation of independent schools funded by the state.
- He insisted independent schools from all faiths had a role to play in encouraging understanding of people from different backgrounds.
- Head teachers at other independent schools said above-inflation fee hikes were necessary to meet a number of rising costs.
- There are also independent schools which are boarding or day, senior or junior, rural or urban, large or small.
- This could also be the reason why few pupils go from public schools to independent schools.
- The selection procedure for independent schools is, for parents and children alike, a nerve-wracking experience.
- Collaboration amongst educators across public, Catholic and independent schools is difficult to say the least.
- A new Charity Act will require independent schools to show they are meeting a public benefit test.
- A cheeky calendar starring boys from a posh independent school has won a group of girl pupils a business award.
- The bill would have introduced a public benefit test for independent schools ensuring they prove they offer a benefit to the public and not just fee-payers.
- One academic says the proposal will increase the gap between State and independent schools to an alarming degree.
- If you had a quota, you might actually say we will only make offers to 20% of independent school applicants.
- The borough's independent schools joined in the celebrations.
2.3(disinterested)(survey/inquiry) independiente(witness/observer) imparcial(witness/observer) independiente
- And the Federal Bureau of Investigation is also conducting an independent investigation.
- The ads should also be subject to independent oversight.
- Providing minimal information which is not capable of independent verification should alert you that something may be wrong.
- The European Convention on Human Rights demands a fair trial before an independent and impartial tribunal.
- International law requires that every criminal court be competent, independent and impartial.
- Bacon was capable of offering independent advice and increasingly hostile towards Mary, queen of Scots.
- He said the matter deserves an impartial, independent investigation.
- There will be no such thing as a completely independent investigation.
- They falsely pretend to be impartial and independent, or patronisingly portray themselves to be the same as ordinary people.
- News and commentary have never been more interesting and diverse than they are today under the influence of independent media.
- The administration is conducting an internal review, but momentum for an independent investigation is growing.
- This is the only way to ensure that the people of Taiwan receive fair, objective and independent perspectives.
- That is a perfect example of the philosophy of the office of the independent counsel in this investigation.
- The requirement that the tribunal should be independent and impartial is one that has long been recognised by English common law.
- In consequence, the judge is able to act, and to be seen to act, as an impartial and independent adjudicator.
- Under such circumstances, how can one ensure a fair and independent investigation?
- Again, the service is independent, impartial and confidential.
- No one will take seriously a body that is not seen to be independent and impartial.
- The sacking was for unspecified professional misconduct after an independent investigation into allegations that he had an affair with a patient.
- An independent investigation in to the Trust's waiting figures is now taking place, at the request of the government.
3(separate, unrelated)independienteby independent routes — por distintos caminos
- to be independent of sth — ser independiente de algo
- independent clause — oración independiente
- Why are separate and independent events seen as interrelated parts of a sequence?
- That is a separate, independent issue from what security arrangements we have.
- Three independent populations separated by straight lines were positioned on the unit square.
- They argue for a multilevel approach with conceptually independent but ontologically connected domains.
- He pointed out that the university's hostels are run as a separate and independent business.
- Positive and negative feedback are not independent from each other.
- They are connected but separate events, with independent laws of causality.
- Sponge cells perform a variety of bodily functions and appear to be more independent of each other than are the cells of other animals.
- These parts were assumed to be statistically independent from each other.
- Pressure and shear have an independent influence on wound healing, especially on ischemic wounds.
- The different functions can often be assigned to conserved amino acid motifs which are separated into independent structural units.
- The result is that for most of the game the board cannot be broken down into independent components.
- Such an argument suggests that language acquisition and language socialization are independent from each other.
- Social, economic, and environmental spheres are not independent from each other.
- Once in orbit, multiple independent warheads separated from the missile bodies and angled toward the surface.
- It should be mentioned that these 11 requirements are not independent from each other.
- Allowing each other to be independent whilst still a couple.
- These two domains are functionally independent and have had separate evolutionary origins.
- Peatlands occur in low-energy settings and are more independent of adjacent landscape units.
- If the value of an element is independent of the presence of another element, both elements are said to be independent from each other.
(candidate)candidato independiente masculinocandidata independiente femeninoindependiente masculino
- We need to prove to the moderates, independents and western libertarians that we are tough enough.
- So I think where there are worthy alternatives in the minor parties and independents, people are having a very serious think.
- In 1935, she retired from teaching to stand for Parliament as an independent.
- The government of Nunavut will be a non-party system and members run as independents and will govern by consensus.
- As well as the big three parties, other groups looking for your vote include the Greens, Socialist Alliance and various independents.
- He tried two or three times to get into Parliament as an independent.
- First, I have no idea why Steve thinks all three independents are with the government.
- It very quickly grew, drawing in people from other left wing parties and many independents from the social movements and trade unions.
- At that time the ruling party captured 193 seats, though many of these candidates ran as independents.
- More than once, it has crossed my mind to stand for election to the council as an independent.
- He hasn't sat on the board for a few years but it is still stacked full of 5 cronies with not a single independent to be seen anywhere.
- Many of the independents are opposition candidates whose parties have been banned.
- He was an independent at Highland council and was only inducted into the Labour party on the eve of devolution.
- After a somewhat cursory examination, the Commission told the independents late in February that it was doing nothing.
- After the recent election we again have four Greens and three progressive independents out of 10 councillors.
- The ten presidential candidates, including independents, were listed in two columns.
- But so far no way has been found to make democracy and government work with independents.
- Labour Students and the organised independents who dominate the executive retreated from their original plan.
- So to win government, even with the support of the other five independents, the Coalition would need to win ten seats.
- The extreme right wing British National Party has its first four representatives while there are three Greens and an independent on the new council.
(voter)votante no afiliado a un partido mayoritario
(company)compañía independiente femenino
- In fact, most were published by university presses, the federal government or small independents.
- Well, some firms have dispensed with their in-house provision and now use the services of independents.
- The biggest problem I see is independents struggling to produce quality television shows.
- A few doughty independents and specialist dealers aside, the bookselling business in Britain is now irretrievably homogenised.
- Smaller independents gleaned new business and defined themselves as the industry's new area of growth.
- No boy bands allowed - the performers are proud independents without the backing of a major label.
- Sinclair's team also produces high-level industry research of practical use to independents.
- Meanwhile, the share of independents in the business is on the rise.
- A lower limit would encourage the entry of independents and promote competition.
- In the gaping maw of publishing, the independents tend to be modest about their work.
- Places bereft of major retailers are generally in decline and it's independents and charity shops that move in like weeds rather than chain stores.
- Each board will be made up of 15 members, eight tenants, five independents and two councillors.
- It was the perfect opportunity to bring the independents and commissioning editors together.
- In turn, competition has forced the independents to upgrade quality and comfort.
- Hunter claims most of the real talent in Scotland is to be found in the small independents started by people fed up with big company culture.
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