In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Politics Law(law) promulgar(bill) aprobar
- After Virginia legislators enacted that colony's first comprehensive slave code in 1705, internal rather than outside influences predominated.
- The Brazilian government had recently enacted economic reforms that included a stabilized currency.
- The statute was enacted pursuant to Congress' power to regulate interstate commerce.
- We should remember that no other group of citizens is consulted before measures are enacted to prevent illegal activity.
- Parliament has not expressly enacted what standard of proof shall be applied on an application for a sex offender order.
- Hunted for its pelt, the lynx declined until protective legislation was enacted in the 1970s.
- Several judges have thrown out democratically enacted term limits.
- Statutory rape laws were first enacted to protect minors from older predators.
- They serve to impose what could never be legislatively enacted.
- Congress enacted the Marine Mammal Protection Act in 1972 to protect dolphins from the effects of purse seine tuna fishing.
- Congress recently enacted sweeping anti-terrorism legislation which expanded law enforcement powers, and outlawed biological materials.
- Under your watch, laws eradicating civil liberties have been enacted which put into question the rights of citizens.
- The proposed law - expected to be enacted in July - also would compel companies to prevent workplace bad behavior.
- And at the same time, several German states have already enacted the proposed French style bans on student attire.
- In the United States, several states have already enacted genetic privacy laws.
- The legislative framework: under the 1992 legislation as originally enacted.
- Rather, Parliament was enacting legislation in which a number of classes of persons have significant interests.
- Accordingly, she filed suit in federal court under the newly enacted Violence Against Women Act.
- Remember, there has been no significant piece of reformist legislation enacted into law for nearly 30 years.
- Some states have enacted statutes requiring mandatory reporting, civil and criminal penalties and emergency interventions.
- Adequate legislation should be enacted to ensure curbing of illegal activities in the forests.
- We needed time to enact the recommendations of the royal commission.
- Whereas a legislator must check his impulse to enact his religious precepts into law, an executive official faces a somewhat different problem.
- The National Security Adviser joined the President at the ranch to discuss enacting recommendations that could be implemented immediately by executive order.
- He had urged the immediate creation of the national intelligence post and promised that if elected he would enact the commission's recommendations by executive fiat.
- We may still, as a rule, like to believe in marriage, but the reality is that we are increasingly choosing not to enact that belief.
- Most of the committee's recommendations were enacted.
- Some items ask respondents about the ethical beliefs of their partners, regardless of whether the beliefs are behaviourally enacted or not.
- Without understanding why, she allowed herself to enact the strange thought.
- And more measures must be enacted to ensure doctors and surgeons are not severely overworked.
- Because real people formulate and enact political ideas, it is often easy to locate the supposed evil of a given idea in its human agent.
- He later challenged him to commit to enacting the recommendations of the report during his term as president.
- The French Revolution was an attempt to enact his ideas.
- We hope the proposed improvements will be enacted during the current session of the Diet.
- If the Law Commission's recommendations are enacted they will remove some of the worst anomalies that currently bedevil the law on recovery for negligently inflicted psychiatric damage.
- The commission's recommendations, if enacted, could prove critical to safeguarding the US.
- It is not clear if Bremer formally enacted her recommendations or not.
- Lumber company and government employees were more likely to enact recommendations that were convenient and cheap.
2.2formal (perform)(play/role) representar
- Damien Matthews enacts the role of the actor in the play and Herford himself plays the part of the lawyer.
- The actress enacts the role of Helen, a nun, who helps two children who are ostracised by society after the death of their parents due to AIDS.
- Once the moment has been enacted on stage, it can never come back.
- Thus, she argues, Plath's poems enact a theatrical performance rather than a sincere expression of mourning.
- Travelling drama groups visited different communities to enact short plays about gender violence.
- Perhaps the dramatist was unwilling to repeat material recently enacted in the True Tragedy.
- The baddie roles are enacted by Rob and Budd, professional stage actors from Hollywood.
- Yet scandal in the colonies was also enacted on the global stage of British imperialism.
- When the children performed, enacting the various plays on stage, their disability was hardly on their mind.
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