In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(will) no impugnado(leader) indiscutiblethe election was uncontested — nadie presentó su candidatura al cargo
- his election was uncontested — fue el único candidato al cargo
- These days the decline of religion in Ireland is uncontested.
- The last four come from functional constituencies in which they won uncontested elections.
- Like the Scottish Nationalists, the SSP are breaching the convention of leaving the Speaker's seat uncontested.
- As a result, Mr. Tsang will be declared the uncontested winner, and a planned July election will be cancelled.
- On the other hand, Washington was determined to ensure uncontested American primacy within world capitalism.
- Five out of the six candidates for the three contested seats were in attendance along with four from the uncontested seats.
- Because I'm a believer in democracy and I prefer a contested vote to an uncontested filling of a vacant position.
- As a democrat I don't believe that any election should go uncontested but there is an argument to be put forward in this case.
- All officers were elected uncontested and the following is the new committee of the Kildare Town Residents Council.
- When Italy replaced their second hooker in the 58th minute, scrums were uncontested, as for a spell was the Italian line.
- In other local parish and town council elections many are uncontested because there are more seats than candidates, or the same number.
- Fortunately, uncontested elections seem to be the exception rather than the norm in Boroondara.
- Returning to office uncontested, the President appears to see her mandate as continuing to work in the same vein as before.
- By Monday, Campbell was not just the clear front-runner, an uncontested coronation seemed possible.
- Nazarbeyev's presidency was confirmed in an uncontested election in 1991.
- Our recent history demonstrates that electing a new leader, even in an uncontested ballot, does not guarantee party unity.
- The separation period before divorce kicks in was reduced from five years to two in contested cases and two years to one in uncontested cases.
- The idea being that the politicians running have been there for years, are uncontested and they don't achieve anything.
- Also to blame are election regulations, which should activate a by-election when so many positions are uncontested.
- And the clear, uncontested majority of them are not worth obsessing over.
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