In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1alcalde masculinealcaldesa feminineintendente (municipal) masculine River Plate
- Both the mayor and a member of council concluded last night the community has changed.
- As I said just a few seconds ago, I regularly meet with mayors and councillors.
- They also said they had been impressed by the town's mayor and borough leader.
- Most cities have a city council of about 30 members and a mayor elected by the people of the city.
- I am sure I will be very happy to discuss that issue, along with many others, with local mayors and council chairs.
- On the local level, the country is divided into forty districts administered by mayors and councils elected by the people.
- Although municipal councillors were elected, mayors were once again nominated by the government.
- Executive mayors elected under the new system are paid up to £53,000 a year.
- Since then, a succession of mayors, city councils and police chiefs have upheld the policy.
- They thought it was like London's Lord Mayor or the mayor of their own borough.
- There were several cases where market towns had entered having mayors and town councils.
- The reason for the difference is this: England has directly elected mayors.
- It's because his photograph that appears in a gallery of former mayors in the town hall council chamber is the only one in colour.
- Also Londoners have the opportunity to vote for a mayor and for members of the London Assembly.
- Below these are regional government bodies divided into cities and districts led by mayors and councillors.
- Now, mayors are pretty apolitical and do not get angry very often.
- After retirement she was town councillor and deputy mayor and was a member of many local societies.
- Protesters voted to stay sitting there until the town's Liberal Democrat mayor came to see us.
- Sometimes there is a deadlock in a city and district, and regional councils and mayors have to show leadership and give a casting vote.
- He believes he once tapped a vein of inspired eloquence at a state conference of mayors and shire council presidents in Dubbo.
En EEUU el alcalde (mayor) de una ciudad es elegido por sus habitantes y tiene poderes ejecutivos. En Inglaterra y Gales, es el jefe de un ayuntamiento council de una ciudad o un municipio (borough), elegido tradicionalmente por otros concejales (councillors). En algunas ciudades grandes se le confiere el título de Lord Mayor y su equivalente en Escocia es provost o Lord Provost. Llevan a cabo tareas oficiales pero tienen poco poder político. En los últimos años varias ciudades grandes británicas han empezado a someter el cargo de alcalde a la votación popular. En 2002, Londres fue la primera de estas ciudades en elegir un alcalde con poderes ejecutivos, quien desempeña el cargo por un período de cuatro años.
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