In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine estatutosmasculine fuerofeminine escritura de constituciónby royal charter — por cédula real
1.3(guarantee of rights)fuero masculineprivilegio masculine
(hire)contrato de fletamento masculinefletamento masculine(plane/flight) chárter(company) de vuelos chárteron charter — bajo (contrato de) fletamento
- to be available for charter — estar disponible para fletamento
1.1(grant charter to)(organization/university) aprobar los estatutos de
- For most of the 19th century, corporations were chartered by acts of state legislatures.
- By 1782, Smith convinced the Maryland General Assembly to charter a college in Chestertown.
- In 1412-13 Bishop Wardlaw and Pope Benedict XIII incorporated and chartered St Andrews University, the nation's first.
- No new settlements were chartered until after Charles II assumed the throne in 1660.
- None of the representative schools was specifically chartered to serve students with disabilities, and none had cooperative agreements with local school districts.
- The Rotary Club of Taksin Pattaya, chartered earlier this year, celebrated Christmas with a fellowship at the Moon River Pub in North Pattaya.
- Existing non-profit corporations, chartered under the current Canada Corporations Act, must apply for incorporation under the new Act within three years.
- They want to dissolve both institutions to create a new chartered university.
- The committee plan to go to Congress within the year to have the museum chartered.
- Finally, the business development driven corporate university is chartered to help develop business opportunities.
- In 1843, the Alfred school became an academy, and in 1857, it was chartered as Alfred University.
- Elsewhere, corporations were chartered by states to build canals and toll roads as part of the transportation infrastructure to afford access to inland destinations.
- We should charter a similar body with the power and authority to make critical policy recommendations to the president.
- The United States Open University is the sister institution of The Open University chartered more than 30 years ago in the United Kingdom.
- The company, also the largest source of financing for home mortgages in the United States, is a shareholder-owned corporation chartered by the U.S. Congress.
- Leaders of both institutions, which are side by side in Great Horton Road, hope the new chartered university will be more than the sum of its parts.
- Leaders hope the new chartered university would be more successful in attracting both funding and new students.
- Universities were chartered to award their own degrees and could within limits lay on whatever courses they liked.
1.2British chartered past participlecolegiadochartered accountant — censor jurado de cuentas masculine Spain
2(hire)(plane/ship/bus) fletar(ship/bus/plane) alquilar
- The plan is to charter buses to shuttle attendees back and forth.
- Tony Blair was also heading for America by Concorde yesterday, having chartered a supersonic aircraft to take him to Washington DC for talks and dinner with President Bush.
- Bermudans, said their skipper Clay Smith, are already chartering aircraft for the debut on the biggest of stages.
- So many volunteered that they had to charter three ships, which set sail in October 1850.
- Previously, the few American companies that shipped goods to Cuba chartered foreign vessels.
- The Norwegians eventually realised what was happening and chartered a seal-hunting ship to accept the unit's belated surrender.
- We received an offer from a third-party organisation to charter the ship, and we therefore took the decision to cancel.
- Shipping companies agree to charter their ships at an agreed rate at a certain time in the future.
- Always check that the boat you hire or charter has safety equipment on board.
- The company on Saturday said it would cut its flights by 20 percent and charter five more aircraft to cope with mounting delays.
- Some 173 flights have been cancelled and more than 290 have been delayed since the union started its action, despite the company chartering aircraft.
- He then chartered a ship and returned to rescue his crew.
- He said importers could charter ships with their own cranes on board at short notice.
- The companies chartering some aircraft that specifically carry divers as passengers have negotiated a special privilege for them.
- I will be going now; you should charter a ship in the seaside town.
- His aim was to get enough people to charter a ship, and so good was his talking that he got enough names for not one ship, but three.
- They had planned to charter a helicopter to fly over the wreckage.
- You can also charter a yacht through a sailing-holiday company.
- Now, he has more than 9,000 clients and charters his own aircraft to take fans to major sporting events all over Europe.
- The French government had chartered the ship to deliver heavy equipment for an airstrip that would go through a penguin habitat on the Arctic continent.
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