Translation of junta in Spanish:

junta

junta militar, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhʊn(t)ə//ˈdʒʌntə//ˈhʊntə/

noun

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    junta militar feminine
    • Over 30,000 people were killed as a military junta which seized power in 1976 unleashed terror against all opposition.
    • In 1967 a military junta overthrew the government in Greece and established a brutal regime of oppression.
    • In 1968 a left-wing military junta seized power, seeking to nationalize US-controlled industries.
    • As government forces suffered defeat after defeat, the military junta needed a scapegoat.
    • Unfortunately, the real issue, the behavior of the military junta that rules the state, continues to frustrate the world.
    • It is parties, military juntas, organised groups that are the actors on the political stage, that ‘take power‘; it is states and parties that then exercise power.’
    • Yet it was Allende's government that betrayed the Chilean working class and delivered it into the hands of the military junta.
    • A military junta plans to rule the Islamic nation for up to two years.
    • Yesterday's election for the presidency and 36 state governorships was a litmus test for democracy in a country which has spent most of its 43 years since independence governed by military juntas.
    • An embargo against the military junta of the day meant they couldn't sell the coffee right away, but they still needed firewood to cook.
    • Left unanswered by the high court ruling is whether new charges can be brought against the surviving members of the former military juntas.
    • As prime minister he handed over power to a military junta in 1971.
    • A brutal military junta rules Burma, while repressive Communist regimes control Laos and Vietnam.
    • Though the play takes a dig at skewed US values, it is set in a fictional Latin American nation ruled by a military junta.
    • And he supported at the beginning a criminal military junta, the junta which was presided over by Ongania.
    • In November 1963 a military junta staged a coup d'état and killed President Diem.
    • Menem completed the free-market ‘revolution’ that the military junta had begun.
    • In the 1960s the Ecuadorian Communist Party hailed the military junta that came to power with the backing of the CIA.
    • Both Argentina and Chile, for example, granted general amnesties to the military juntas that ruled them throughout the 1970s and 1980s.
    • A military junta seized power and established Iraq as a republic.