In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Lith printing of course is governed by the laws of physics and chemistry.
- This is not an innocent programme, and in the past it's been closely linked to broader ideas of governing the state.
- The new Belgian state was mostly governed by French speakers.
- The organization is governed by a board of directors that represents all parts of the industry.
- The new law makes significant changes in the way these organizations are governed and how funds are raised.
- It was expected that the task of governing the state would bring impartiality and moderation in their conduct.
- Complex laws and regulations govern the cancellation of debts once soldiers leave the service, he said.
- Why is that inflammable liquids such as petrol, paraffin and others are sold and stored at these markets without due regard to safety regulations governing the handling of such substances?
- The new regulation governing the regime was finally agreed at the beginning of November and it will come into effect from January 1, 2002.
- We want a state governed by institutions, a state which is subject to law.
- If governing a state is like steering a ship, however, what we need are reliable facts and sound explanations of how the vessel works.
- Drug testing, legal and social issues, and future directions by sports governing organizations are also discussed.
- A policy governing the allocation of space for buses and taxis at council-owned ranks around Johannesburg has been approved after a series of consultative workshops.
- The war effort was governed throughout its course by War Directives which came from Hitler himself.
- They were territorial states governed by absolutist monarchs engaged in a struggle for security and survival.
- The historian can discern regular patterns and sequences, and thereby identify laws governing social development which are operative in societies of similar character, however distant in space or time.
- A fifty-member volunteer board of directors governed the organization.
- It was a time of considerable turmoil in the cities and it was to govern the state with a fair, but at the same time, a firm hand.
- The new Irish state was governed, like its northern counterpart, by a bicameral parliament whose procedures were loosely modelled on those of Westminster.
- Thus when practised, Communism has often resulted in the exploitation of the individual as a servant to the state and those who govern the state have gained much.
- They should work whatever hours are necessary, with minimal regulation governing the hours and conditions of work, and they should commit themselves to participating in civil society.
- There are no straight-forward villains, merely morally ambiguous characters who are drawn into an increasingly complex world that is governed by events beyond their control.
- Of course, other regulators and legislation govern these products, but voluntary regulation will never be as forceful as the statutory requirements.
- The organization is governed by a conference that meets every four years, with each state and each national society having a representative and an equal vote.
- These trajectories are governed by the fundamental laws of gravity and the motion of the object.
- The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the formal name of the sovereign state governed by Parliament in London.
- Status and civic ideology governed the allocation of scarce resources.
- According to the organisers, laws and regulations governing our marine environment are a mess of contradiction, loopholes and environmental lunacy.
- There are strict rules and regulations governing these types of events.
- Here in Tamil Nadu, the party which governs the state didn't win a single seat.
- Within the limits of the laws and regulations that govern our work, we seek to provide the highest level of customer service.
- The report continues to state that the same sort of regulations that control tobacco should govern marijuana.
- State laws and regulations govern the profession of nursing.
- The Netherlands is a unitary state governed by a central body.
- All of these events are governed by the fundamental laws of physics which, as far as we know, can not be violated.
- It also set up local governing organizations and cooperatives, that have allowed the peasants to attain more control of their lives and livelihood.
- In most cases the laws and regulations governing the establishment of an airgun range are much less strict than those involved in establishing a firearm range.
- He's working to head off future suits by trying to persuade Oregon's high school sports governing organization to draw up guidelines about proper conduct for coaches.
- It governs the organisation and operations of the Olympic Movement and stipulates the conditions for the celebration of Olympic Games.
- While controlling some things that govern our lives we acknowledge the existence of other forces about which we can do little or nothing.
1.2(determine)determinarthe laws governing trade practices — las leyes que regulan la práctica comercial
1.3literary (restrain)(passion/temper) dominar
- She understood that if a ruler cannot govern herself, she will not be able to govern others, and the result will be tyranny.
- I think the question you're trying to ask is whether I am able to govern myself well, and by that I mean, am I able to regulate my thoughts and actions according to a set of personal values, morals, ethics, etc.
- You have now been provided notice of the law, and thus, please govern yourself accordingly.
- We believe in the right of British people to govern themselves and control their own borders.
1.4governing present participle(party) de gobierno(principle) rector(passion) dominantegoverning body — organismo rector masculine
- The Greek preposition had several meanings, depending on whether it governed the accusative, genitive, or dative case.
- Verbs can be either transitive or intransitive, a transitive verb governs an object, whereas an intransitive verb does not.
- In the absence of any rule governing the cases of pronouns the authors conclude it is not ‘wrong’ to say ‘They invited my partner and I to lunch’.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.