Translation of county in Spanish:

county

condado, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊn(t)i//ˈkaʊnti/

noun

  • 1

    (in US)
    condado masculine
    before noun county line límite del condado masculine
    • In this article, we refer to all county-level units as counties.
    • Most county and local governments, including school districts, also offer some sort of supplementary compensation.
    • But the county's fire chief said he thought the dispute was damaging and could be protracted.
    • Local councils across the county have also signed up to the campaign.
    • The results in the local county assembly election district were more mixed.
    • Residents will have the chance to express their views and concerns about local policing to the county's chief constable in a live webchat next week.
    • On Tuesday, hundreds of protesters drove trucks into the county administration building and injured a score of police troops on guard.
    • This moved away from the British idea of counties and parishes as the territorial units of local government.
    • When he asked the county administration for a copy, he was told the permit couldn't be found.
    • But he claimed highways chiefs from the county's local councils had been insistent that the 11 additional sites were needed now.
    • Residents have urged the county's traffic chiefs to fund separate safety measures in a bid to halt the mounting death toll.
    • The majority live and work in every corner of the county - delivering local, not remote services.
    • England is also a culture of many smaller regionalisms, still centered on the old governmental unit of the county and the local villages and towns.
    • All the local counties are organising activities so you cannot complain of boredom!
    • The violent attack on the county chief is a serious challenge to state authority that should never be tolerated under any circumstance.
    • He pointed out that in other counties the local GP carried out the inspections, which fast tracked the grant approval process.
    • That means in areas which still have county councils, either the county or the local district would have to go.
    • Most of the close contacts and people under observation were locals from the county.
    • He outlined in particular, the importance of the local hospital for the county.
    • Furthermore, they competed with local authorities from 31 counties for this prestigious award.
  • 2

    (in UK)
    condado masculine
    before noun county boundary límite del condado masculine
    • (in UK) county hall Diputación Provincial edificio donde funciona la administración de un condado
    • The political absorption of the county by London gathered pace in the 19th cent.
    • He also asked for an assurance that I not am involved politically in espousing equal rights in the county.
    • He said a state law required the county to give the major political parties their copies for free.
    • The data were initially collected at the county level for all metropolitan counties in the United States.
    • On the basis of his study of the political conflict in that county, the author argues that the civil war was in its beginning a revolt against high taxes.
    • His spending blazed a new path through the county's usual political circuit.
    • Meanwhile, the man and his family have retaliated against the county and its political system.
    • The county has a political structure that has pushed for integrated housing and public facilities.
    • Critics charged that the board favored certain counties with ties to the political party in power.
    • He also was the only pro-life Democratic politician in the county.
    • That alone made it an alluring county for political consultants to work in.
    • It's a big deal here, in a county where politics means everything.
    • The supervisors may be able to exert political pressure, but have little other power over the county's transportation plans.
    • Here was the role of parliament, building up and extending the active social and political life of the counties and towns.
    • The sites can be used to highlight important issues being tackled in the community as well as basic information such as county division and political party.

adjective

British
informal

  • 1

    distinguido
    pijo Spain informal
    pituco Southern Cone informal
    popis Mexico informal