In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(commission member)comisionado masculinecomisionada femininemiembro de la comisión masculine
- A newly formed board of commissioners would then appoint a board of managing directors, thus allowing the bank to emerge from administration and to return to normal activity.
- The town held its collective breathe while the Government appointed a commissioner to come and sort it all out.
- There were the high-profile interventions: Tokoroa High School, where a commissioner was appointed after allegations of bullying and financial mismanagement.
- I posed your question to an official in the commissioner's office.
- Dublin City Council was last abolished in 1969 when an appointed commissioner took over the running of the city until 1973.
- The commissioners presided over Traffic Courts, and were required to take a number of factors into account when determining applications.
- The treaty provides that there be one commissioner per member state until 2014.
- This strengthens the commissioner's primary role as an advocate for children.
- The commissioner's role will be to receive and process complaints about judges, to identify those requiring a full investigation because they raise a question of removal of a judge.
- The traffic commissioner's office, once located in Talbot Road, Old Trafford, was moved to Yorkshire in 1997.
- It was also established that the management of the Banco de San Fernando would be inspected by a commissioner, a royal appointee paid for by the bank.
- The health commissioner's role was envisaged as negotiating and mediating complaints and grievances of patients and heightening professional understanding of patients' rights.
- Last month, a commissioner was appointed in England and Wales with the power to impose multimillion-pound fines on the Law Society south of the Border if it failed to handle complaints appropriately.
- Ferry operators are now to be regulated by a commissioner appointed under the Bill and funded by ferry operators.
- The commissioner for public appointments, who will take over the job of monitoring quango and public sector posts from the previous UK administrator, will cost £413,830.
- We all want to see the best person in the job, and we are looking forward to working with the new commissioner in her role.
- I will be most interested to see what role the commissioners will be carrying out.
- The traffic commissioner is responsible for issuing licences to bus operators.
- The commissioners raised concerns about traffic impact, noise, and possible financial loss by businesses near the circuit.
- The council has already decided to appoint a commissioner to oversee the process: ‘Everyone here, including the mayor, has a bias,’ says Raymond.
2British(of police)inspector jefe masculineinspectora jefe feminine
- This was the outgoing commissioner of the Metropolitan police speaking.
- Britain's top policeman, the Metropolitan Police commissioner, has warned an attack in London is both imminent and inevitable.
- The warnings from the likes of the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the head of MI5 that an attack was inevitable had their desired effect of psychologically bracing the capital.
- Last week, the Metropolitan police commissioner, said much of the 5% rise in violent crime in London was due to knife use.
- The Metropolitan police commissioner says compulsory identity cards will make a difference in dealing with the terrorist threat.
- In order to demonstrate progress on race relations, John Othello is made the first black commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police force.
- The then Metropolitan police commissioner, said on the news that I was 18 seconds away from being shot.
- The then Metropolitan police commissioner, warned us last year that an attack was inevitable.
- Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, is said to have been kept informed of the sensitive police inquiry into the incident.
- During 1997 several police chiefs, including the Metropolitan commissioner, began to emphasize what they saw as a growing problem of police corruption.
- During the inquiry the then Metropolitan Police commissioner had also emphatically opposed any suggestion of institutional racism and declared that he would resign if any such conclusion was drawn.
- The commissioner of the Metropolitan police appeared on television [on Sunday] to support the government's plans to introduce ID cards…
- The comment by the Metropolitan Police commissioner, that this may happen again and its implication that we have to accept deaths as one of the risks of policing London are really alarming.
- Tory party leader called for the Metropolitan Police commissioner to conduct a full inquiry into the ‘disgraceful’ leak.
- The deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, said that the register was needed because of a rise in youngsters turning to violent crime.
- The explosions were attempts to kill that had failed, the Metropolitan police commissioner said tonight.
- But since his wife, Desdemona, confesses straight away to the Metropolitan commissioner of police that she murdered her husband, there is not much in the way of narrative suspense.
- The Metropolitan Police commissioner presided over the death of a demonstrator at the hands of police in 1887 in Trafalgar Square.
- As has been made clear to the Americans, the Metropolitan police commissioner is in charge of the operation.
- The commissioner of London's Metropolitan police force says more than 30 per cent of robberies and muggings involve mobile phones.
3USSportpresidente masculinepresidenta femininethe Commissioner of Baseball — el presidente de la federación de béisbol
- The rules of retaliation changed in 2001 when the commissioner's office put a greater onus on umpires to reduce benches-clearing incidents.
- The baseball commissioner's office is now investigating the incident.
- She's said her ‘dream job’ would be NFL commissioner.
- Drug tests are what owners and sports commissioners institute to cover the PR angle.
- Sportswriters usually save this kind of stuff for major-league owners, the commissioner, or the head of the players union - the people who run things.
- Some agents, however, say the commissioner's office is pressuring teams to comply as quickly as possible.
- He's been the best commissioner in professional sports in our country for a long time, and I think that what he did was the right approach for right now.
- So much so that when the sport was in trouble in the 1950s, many people thought Koppett would have made a fine commissioner to bring the sport out of its doldrums.
- You may not get exactly what happened in a private meeting involving the commissioner of baseball, but I think it's the most honest section of a newspaper or in the periodicals.
- Please be the caretakers that you should be, commissioners of our sports, and protect sports because they're part of the fabric of America.
- The commissioner of baseball, Bud Selig, suspended Rogers for 20 games and fined him $50,000 on Friday.
- ‘Up there,’ the baseball commissioner said, lifting high his left arm toward the right field upper-deck seats, halfway out.
- Baseball's commissioners have been a mixed lot.
- The commissioner of Major League Baseball needs to make Pete Rose eligible to be in the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
- In baseball's new economic world, the commissioner's office essentially sets the prices teams can pay draft picks.
- Even 16 years later, Ryan still seems to be stung by the fact that the baseball commissioner's office did not have a representative on hand for the historic game.
- Then, on his way to his office at Milwaukee's County Stadium, the baseball commissioner stopped to do a family errand.
- He contends that in a misguided effort to promote baseball, the commissioner and owners have bent their sport out of shape.
- Compared with commissioners in other pro sports who are hired by team owners, he has considerably more power in regard to competition.
- ‘People are more skeptical about what they see on TV, especially sports,’ the commissioner explains.
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