In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(group)comisión femininegovernment commission — comisión gubernamental
- the European Commission — la Comisión Europea / de las Comunidades Europeas
- The commission is the latest body to complain about access to administration documents.
- The commission is an independent body set up in 1999 to consider alleged miscarriages of justice.
- The commission praised the authority as well as picking up on a few criticisms, and the council have admitted there is still lots to be done.
- A British government official told the UN commission for human rights last week that a public inquiry would be held into the murder, but that most witnesses would give evidence in private.
- The commission has the authority to summon anyone, including state officials without the approval of the president.
- He said he would ensure that the pay commissions and negotiating bodies covering public sector pay would be told to move towards regional pay.
- The White House turned over 12 of the documents to the commission yesterday, officials said.
- Business interests were incorporated more fully into commissions and advisory bodies.
- The commission reworked official figures which showed that the level of pensions savings in Britain had been ‘seriously overestimated’.
- Chairman Tony Hams said the authority had accepted the commission's finding and had already put in place new systems within the planning system to bring it up to scratch.
- Mercosur is run by a Common Market Council and an executive body supported by various commissions.
- An official commission will investigate the case.
- Dr Liz Kernohan, who will represent the district's directors of public health on the commission, welcomed its creation.
- Minority community representatives should be included in all government-appointed educational bodies and commissions.
- ‘Funding will have to come from various sources, primarily from funding bodies like the lottery commission and so on,’ he said.
- However, according to the BBC report, the review's recommendation for two separate bodies to replace the commission, will not be implemented.
- A similar exercise has been performed again in the form of official and voluntary facts-finding commissions and other investigative reports.
- UN officials highlighted initiatives, including the establishment of a new human rights body and a peace-building commission to help nations emerging from war.
- The commission, the inspection body for the health service, has undertaken only 15 such reviews nationally in nearly four years - none previously in Yorkshire.
- The duo propose to set up a commission to examine the authorities thoroughly, and they call for reforms in procurement and in government ethics.
2(for sales)comisión femininesalesmen receive 5% commission — los vendedores reciben el 5% de comisión / una comisión del 5%
- a basic salary plus commission — un sueldo base más (la) comisión
- to sell sth on commission — vender algo a comisión
- before noun commission charge — comisión
- Agents earn commissions based on cruise fares, not including port charges, taxes and other fees.
- Besides a hefty 6-figure income, Daniel also worked on commission, getting a percentage of the money from a sale.
- The broker earns a commission on this transaction, typically paid by the owner of the list.
- However, they will be remunerated entirely from the commission paid by financial services companies to advisers in return for placing a customer's business with them.
- It allows them trade their shares for a discounted commission fee of 0.5 per cent.
- There is a commission charge of 1 per cent of value on each ATM transaction.
- If they sell on, a South African agent will charge a commission of 7 per cent.
- The largest publishers would have their own shops, or agents selling books on commission, in other cities as well as their own.
- After February 28, banks will charge a 0.25 per cent commission on each transaction.
- In most cases, lenders pay mortgage brokers a commission, which is usually between 0.5 and 1 per cent of the loan amount.
- If you've ever sold a house, you know that real estate agents can charge a commission between 5 and 6 percent.
- The majority of financial advisers are still paid on a commission basis by the life assurance companies to sell insurance, investment and pension products.
- He said a standard 6 per cent commission paid to intermediary brokers on every premium would drive up the new insurer's cost base.
- Most agents charge profit-related commissions of up to 7.5 per cent annually but this should lower the annual fees.
- Football agents are paid mighty commissions on huge sums of money, often earned as middle men, because chairmen won't, or don't, talk to each other.
- Estate agents charge commission of about 7 per cent and a nominal legal fee of around €120 is usually charged.
- Customers should not pay more than a 5 per cent charge on all pension contributions on a commission basis.
- At the same time, several securities brokers are offering discounts on commission charged for online trades, which is attractive to those who trade frequently.
- Both buyer and seller pay the auction house a considerable commission for effecting the transaction.
- Some owners are now registering their properties with independent agents who charge lower commissions or a flat fee to sell the property.
3.1(task, responsibility)cometido masculine
- Effective immediately, I have tendered the resignation of my commission to the Army of the United States.
- When Parrish tried to resign his commission, the Army told him it was too late.
- Unfortunately, he got drunk after receiving the sacred instruments of his commission and fell asleep by the roadside.
- He decided to resign his commission in the British army and became the first librarian of the Belfast Society for the Promotion of Knowledge.
- The pirate manages to convince King William III to give him a commission to guard a valuable treasure ship traveling to England.
- Graduates not only receive a Bachelor of Science degree but also a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
- In 1969, he applied for Officer Candidate School and earned a commission as an Infantry officer.
- Izzet luxuriated in his roving midfield commission and City could have been two up in the first 10 minutes.
- He sees opportunities in the corporate and hospitality market in which the firm has already undertaken commissions for events such as the Scottish Politician of the Year.
- Phil Winskill undertakes commissions of all kinds, including repair and restoration.
- When the War of Independence breaks out, Harry joins Washington, and George, who is in the British army, resigns his commission rather than run the risk of fighting against his brother.
- He went from being a lieutenant in the Soviet ‘Red’ Army to earning a commission in the U.S. Air Force, and has never looked back.
- During World War I, veterinarians won commissions to manage the large population of horses used by the military.
- A cowardly Jonah fled from God's commission to preach to the Ninevites.
- I resigned my commission and joined the Army National Guard after retiring from a career in finance.
- After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1947, he received his commission in the Army Air Corps.
- Approximately 250 qualified candidates will attend the school on their way to earning reserve commissions as second lieutenants.
- He fled France disguised as a woman and was given a commission in the imperial army in 1683.
- I may not have realised all the dreams and hopes I had in my youthful idealism, but I have Jesus and his commands and his commissions.
- Before Murdoch sailed, Fisher, now the Australian prime minister, gave him an official commission to report on the progress of the Gallipoli campaign.
- Fletcher, along with the treacherous Terrill, is given a commission to hunt down Josey and Jamie.
- The court heard Cpl Fox was being fast-tracked for a commission with the Army after joining up at 28.
- Did you know that you might be an ideal candidate for becoming an officer through a direct commission?
- But their reward was fast-track promotion and a good chance of a commission as an engineer officer.
- The 35-year-old claimed the remarks and attitude of her superior officer prevented her from gaining a regular commission in the Army and ended her career in 1999.
- Warrant Officers will also be encouraged to take a commission and make their way through the ranks.
- MacSween's first introduction to the world of customer service came in 1987, after he had completed a short commission as a Royal Navy gunnery officer.
- Following ordination he served in Shepparton and in a team ministry in Maryborough, central Victoria and then accepted a commission as an Army Chaplain in the ARA.
- He received a Regular Army commission as lieutenant and assistant surgeon at the end of 1886 and over the next several years served in several frontier posts.
- When the act passed the next year, she became the first non-Medical Corps woman to receive a commission in the Regular Army.
3.2(for music, painting, building)encargo masculinecomisión feminine Latin Americashe got a commission to design a hotel — le encargaron el diseño de un hotel
- The shows on offer include seven world premieres and five new special commissions, as well as various eye-catching and imaginative ventures on the visual arts front.
- In December 1894 Mucha became famous with a commission for a poster for the actress Sarah Bernard.
- Sutherland accepted a commission to paint a Crucifixion for a church in Northampton.
- Fix, the product of this prestigious commission, will be performed at New Moves, the Glasgow-based international choreography festival.
- As well as large and small private commissions, they undertake corporate projects, particularly the decoration of show homes.
- His massive cycle of mass Propers, built round plainchant melodies, was composed partly in response to the Konstanz commission, partly for use by the imperial chapel choir.
- Since choreographing Underland in Sydney, Stephen has been undertaking commissions in Sweden, Denmark, France and England through to 2005.
- The firm, which specialises in bespoke commissions in stainless steel and solid timber, will celebrate its first birthday in June.
- The Glasgow-based artist will travel with his dealer, Matthew Flowers, to Italy in June, where he will meet with Catholic officials to discuss the commission.
- Recent repertoire has included works by resident choreographer Myers, as well as choreography and commissions by artists Miller, King, and others.
- This has given the company a solid base on which to expand - selling silver goods wholesale to some of Europe's most prestigious jewellers and undertaking all manner of commissions.
- It was only after health problems five years ago that he took early retirement and began painting again, using his business contacts to get commissions.
- For her premiere commission, she ‘wrote what I knew about’, her experience of working in inner-city primary schools.
- His interpretation of Constructivism made him internationally famous, with commissions from all over the world.
- The first warning I got from Mil when I landed the commission to write my first book was ‘don't read your reviews.’
- Le Corbusier, a staunch atheist, at first had refused to accept the commission to rebuild the chapel.
- He believes the 6ft 6in painting was a special commission by the Levy family, probably wealthy members of the Jewish community in Leeds.
- He moved to Paris in 1767, and after a couple of years had become so popular that he received regular commissions to write two or three operas a year for various theatres.
- I have turned down four other commissions in order to do yours.
- Here, then, Alberti is speaking to would-be patrons and laying the groundwork for enlightened and responsible artistic commissions.
- He has done a small number of private commissions but has undertaken no major painting work.
- Later he worked as composer-in-residence at Glasgow's Tron Theatre, an invaluable experience as far as his later film commissions were concerned.
- The Venetian government and the confraternities were the most significant patrons, and their commissions to Venetian artists created a Venetian stylistic tradition.
- Local painter Fiona Curran has her own website detailing all her latest commissions, projects and CV.
- An integral part of the redevelopment is an impressive series of site-specific art commissions by contemporary artists.
- While a variety of moulds are available, new ones are often made as special one-off commissions if requested.
- The renowned sculptor Bob Allen, famous for commissions at Canary Wharf and of the late Queen Mother, will launch the event on Saturday with a private preview.
- Shortly before Angela's death he took the Four Seasons commission, a major project.
- Equipped with an English degree and a dossier of poetry, she used to move in circles with short-story writers and poets until she stumbled on a commission to write her first play.
- The foundry was also responsible for many local commissions, including York's first gas lamps and the railings for St Leonard's Place.
- Original dark wood panelling and elaborate cornicing are complemented by a patchwork-style velvet bedspread - an original commission by artist Jo Stewart.
- Cumbria Country Council asked Goldsworthy to undertake a major landscape commission in 1996.
3.3(office)masculine cargoMilitary grado de oficial masculinemasculine nombramiento
4(use)servicio masculineto be in/go into commission — estar/entrar en servicio
- to be out of commission — estar fuera de servicio
- to take sth out of commission — retirar algo del servicio
- The commission of any crime with a gun should be viewed as a more serious crime and the punishment should be adjusted accordingly.
- We have in mind in particular cases where there is a long interval between the date of commission of the offence and the date of conviction.
- Income from drug distribution was related to both increased frequency of drug-distribution and violent crime, as well as to the overall commission of crime.
- Knowledge of race redistributes probabilities about past and potential commission of crimes.
- The clear and intentional commission of a crime by one party obviously heightens the difficulty of entering into mediation in good faith.
- Your Honours, it is our submission that the object of these proceedings is to punish and to impose punishment for commission of offences.
- The suspension was prompted by what the SCPO saw as a risk of presumed future commission of criminal offences.
- Furthermore, the evidence relates to the actual commission of the offence, rather than to an admission to an already completed offence.
- Plus, he got five years for using a firearm during commission of a crime.
- The penalty for these offences of omission is the same as the offences of commission of which the motorist was suspected.
- Generally, with isolated and notable exceptions such as impaired driving, the perceived risk of detection for commission of a crime is low.
- Managing directors Nigel Jackson and John Mather and operations manager Peter Denton each admitted commission of the offence was attributable to their neglect.
- Any State was authorized to arrest and bring to justice persons suspected of engaging in piracy, whatever their nationality and the place of commission of the crime.
- But does danger to the community mean any more than, another way of saying, risk of commission of further crimes?
- Your Honour, the scheme of the legislation, as we say, is dealing with commission of indictable offences.
- Considering this cluster of offenders is important when examining the relationship between drug activities and crime commission.
- The norms are an amplification of the canons of the Code which are to be applied in cases of alleged commission of canonical crimes.
- The punishment, as I noted, flows from the actual commission of a specific crime, the requisite elements of which have been proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
- Those charges were commission of a crime with a firearm, abduction of a woman and six charges of rape.
- The Apex Court accepted the contention of the petitioners that mens rea is necessary for commission of offences under these Sections.
5formal(of offense)perpetración feminine formalsins of commission and omission — pecados de obra y omisión
1(writer/artist/researcher) encargarto commission sb to + inf — encargarle a algn que + subj
- we commissioned Victor to paint the portrait — le encargamos a Victor que pintara el retrato
2(painting/study/novel) encargar(painting/study/novel) comisionar Latin America
3Militarynombrar oficialcommissioned officer — oficial (del ejército) — con grado de teniente o superior a teniente
4Nautical(ship) poner en servicio
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