In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(authority) reafirmar(claim) reiterar
- As the appeals court weighs the case, some members of Congress are moving to reassert their authority.
- A statement issued on behalf of the publisher said that it reasserted its support for the original order and repeated that it would never knowingly contravene a court order.
- It is a quick, single move which breaks the flow and reasserts one's control over the situation.
- France, however, hoped to reassert control over Indo-China and reoccupied the main cities.
- My sane sensible side reasserted itself quickly, but just for one second after seeing a room for let in Brighton, I was about to just up and leave.
- Hence its brazen efforts to reassert control, by any means necessary.
- In this way the victim's worth can be reasserted.
- British rule in Jamaica was shaken by a rising in 1865, and the governor Edward Eyre recalled in disgrace, but control was reasserted.
- The illusion of easy communication disintegrates, the curse of Babel reasserts itself, English collapses into translationese.
- However, the European Council was also an attempt by governments to reassert national control over the development of the EC.
- A stalemate had been reached in which the opposition could not unseat the government by force and the government could not reassert full control.
- He had previously helped his father and brothers reassert government control during a period of lawlessness and had served as a Minister.
- The Second Republic was progressively emasculated as the old monarchist élites reasserted control at central and local level.
- However, Celtic quickly reasserted themselves and were back on level terms following an Alan Hosey header from a great John Reid cross.
- Her longing to reassert control over her body deepened after a series of stillbirths and miscarriages left her with only one healthy child, Elma.
- Like the Islamic and Ottoman works that follow, they show how quickly this region surmounts destruction and reasserts its cultural traditions.
- I suspect they probably bided their time until the furor over the May conference died down, before waiting to reassert their power and control.
- He moved quickly to reassert UN centrality in emergencies across the globe.
- Everything comes together smashingly, in an extended dénouement that… reasserts the power of stories and songs to represent, sustain and complete us.
- Each year Eliot's presence reasserts itself at a deeper level, to an audience that is surprised to find itself more chastened, more astonished, more humble.
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