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nounPlural moratoriums, Plural moratoria
1moratoria feminineto call for/declare a moratorium — pedir/declarar una moratoria
- moratorium on sth — moratoria en algo
- The document declared that the 1986 moratorium on commercial whaling had been intended as a temporary measure and is no longer necessary.
- A moratorium on cod fishing off the Irish coast could soon be in place unless drastic action is taken to protect cod numbers.
- A temporary moratorium on new computers has been imposed by the service.
- In 2003 the US government put a temporary moratorium on the development of specialist hospitals that are partly owned by the doctors using them.
- Politicians called for a global moratorium on human cloning until the consequences of such procedures are better understood.
- That is, there should be a moratorium on the billions of dollars spent on servicing the national debt and this money should immediately be diverted back to social programs such as health care and education.
- It is calling for planning laws to promote opportunities for locally-owned stores and also wants a moratorium on existing food stores being taken over by larger supermarket chains.
- To the delight of abolitionist groups, Robertson went even further this past April when he voiced his support for a general moratorium on the death penalty.
- There's a federal moratorium on human cloning, and there is a discussion, a national discussion and international discussion that's ongoing.
- They have lifted a long-standing moratorium on offshore oil and gas exploration as part of their commitment to doubling petroleum production.
- The government must adopt a precautionary approach and finally listen to calls for a moratorium on the expansion of salmon farming.
- It was simply due to the fact that the British, American and Soviet governments agreed a temporary moratorium on all nuclear testing in October 1958.
- You see, the House has quietly imposed a moratorium on taking new ethics cases and suspended any work on existing cases.
- Building homes on the Vale of York flood plain had contributed to the devastation caused by the floods, she said, and she called for a moratorium on construction until the possible consequences were known.
- It called on all nations, particularly the United States, to introduce and support regulations that would create a worldwide moratorium on human reproductive cloning.
- In 2004, the city placed a two-year moratorium on new permits, meaning no opportunities exist for new publications to be distributed on city sidewalks.
- The plan also calls for a temporary moratorium on moose hunting in the McGrath area.
- ‘Seven out of nine of those communities have categorically rejected the lifting of the moratorium on oil and gas drilling,’ Cadman said.
- The moratorium on public housing, the dismantling of rent control, and the privatization of utilities have caused the cost of living in Toronto to skyrocket over the last decade.
- For the last two years there has been a moratorium on new developments across the health boards, because of freezes in funding.
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