In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(title, honor)título de lord masculinedignidad de lord feminine
- Wendy doesn't have a peerage - her's is a simple manorial title, but the two often get confused.
- Tight new spending limits are set to be imposed on Britain's political parties to stop them going cap in hand to donors angling for peerages, knighthoods and other favours.
- She was born Kathleen Eileen Moray in 1878, in County Wexford, Ireland, but when her mother inherited a peerage in Scotland to become Baroness Gray, the family changed its name.
- But knighthood is an honour, not a peerage; he remained a member of the House of Commons until his retirement in 2001.
- The Life Peerage Act made it possible for people to be given a peerage during their own lifetime without the title passing to their heirs; they were life peers.
- In 1958 the Life Peerages Act created non-hereditary peerages which would be granted to a person (male or female) for the term of their life.
- Unlike the hereditary peerages of old, knighthoods are not bestowed according to birth or social status.
- But an actual recipient of a peerage is addressed by Lord plus whatever name he chooses at the time of receiving the status.
- At court, they were welcomed back with open arms and with a judicious distribution of offices, honours, and peerages.
- Nowadays, major disclosures of the soon-to-be recipients of knighthoods and peerages are commonplace.
- They'll both end up with peerages for distinguished service to British football/fashion and people will laugh at their youthful misdemeanours.
- As a reward for taking defeat with dignity he was awarded a peerage, becoming Lord Watson of Invergowrie.
- In 1807 Malmesbury reported that there had been fifty-three applications for peerages, and that the King had refused them all.
- While all peddling of honours is reprehensible, the sale of peerages is most serious because it trades a seat in the legislature.
- I'm not a fan of the honours system, or peerages in general because very few genuinely deserve to be lifted in status.
- In 1925 Asquith accepted a peerage as Earl of Oxford and Asquith and was created a knight of the garter shortly afterwards.
- Entrepreneurs who make private donations to the Prime Minister's flagship city academies can obtain honours and peerages, it was reported last night.
- The title, in the letters patent creating the peerage, was gazetted as Earl of Scarbrough and not Scarborough.
- He held five other peerages besides the title of the Duke of Devonshire - Marquess of Hartington, Earl of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Lord Cavendish of Hardwick and Lord Cavendish of Keighley.
- All of the mainstream parties have nominated their donors, especially the generous ones, for peerages or knighthoods.
2(nobility, aristocracy)the peerage — la nobleza
- to raise / elevate sb to the peerage — concederle a algn el título de lord
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