In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(permanent structure)gobierno masculineestado masculinegovernment owned — estatal
- to be in government — estar en el poder
- Our system of government can be called many things, but democracy is certainly is not.
- We must try to live up to our stated principles of human rights, the rule of law and democratic government.
- Australia is a parliamentary democracy based on the British system of government.
- A second shift is to move tax and spending from federal government to states and towns.
- First, federalism can deliver a model of limited, democratic government within a nation.
- This in turn would pose dangers to the operation of democratic government within the United States.
- Is this really the way in which democratic government should work, where a minority hold sway over the ignored majority?
- The blame lies with central government which has restricted local council funding.
- The Republic of Cyprus is a democracy with a presidential system of government.
- We are not in the area of common law or a unitary system of government.
- With it went the whole structure of provincial, local, and municipal government.
- It is about whether we will have a system of government and a social system in which we see each other as equals.
- He appears to have thought that Communism was as good as any other system of government.
- Is a democratic form of government a necessary pre-condition for the existence of human rights?
- It means a form of government which is fully democratic and entirely accountable.
- Once upon a time, democratic government at all levels, reflected the views of the majority of the people.
- This makes democratic government in such states impossible, for the natural terminus is a single dominant party.
- The tradition is a legacy from the days when Democrats dominated state government.
- As time moves on we see more States conforming to this system of government.
- The American bureaucracy fits somewhat awkwardly into its democratic system of government.
2(administration)gobierno masculinerégimen masculinea military/democratic government — un gobierno / un régimen militar/democrático
- to form a government — formar gobierno
- the scandal caused the government to fall / the fall of the government — el escándalo provocó la caída del gobierno
- the Government is / are determined to ... — el Gobierno está decidido a ...
- before noun government bonds — bonos del Estado
- government department — ministerio
- government grant — beca del gobierno
- government health warning — advertencia sanitaria del Ministerio de Salud
- government pension — pensión del estado
- government policy — política gubernamental
- government stock — títulos del Estado
- Let's consider for a moment the possibility of a minority government being elected in the next federal vote.
- We know that people have worked hard for their money, and that governments must spend it wisely.
- They have never had much faith in governments and have always believed in direct action.
- But, as of midnight tomorrow, government funding for that contract will stop.
- Has there been a new era of provincial partnership with the federal government?
- In truth the problems facing the American and British governments are of their own making.
- We are of the view that governments are there to serve the needs of the people and maximise the benefits for all.
- He was told that Washington wants a strong central government in the country.
- The federal government has been unsuccessful for ten years in negotiating a peace.
- He was to form no less than fourteen governments as Prime Minister during the rest of his life.
- After all, it was the nation, the government, who would pay, not the hospitals.
- One of the immediate tasks of a new government and the international community will be bringing war criminals to justice.
- Do you feel confident that the federal government is doing enough to secure air travel?
- However, that was a political decision based on the actions of an entire nation and its government.
- Giving and receiving freedom will take only a day, but running a government and a nation is not an easy task.
- We have seen successive governments and home secretaries promise to be tough on crime.
- But we need to build a movement so strong that it can force the governments of the world to act.
- At the low point, the US government appealed to foreign nations to contribute to the work.
- The country's government is now keen to attract western investment into other sectors.
- I attended law school and worked as an attorney for a state government agency for 10 years.
- It is going to be interesting to see how long the federal government waits before stepping in.
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