In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(written document)petición feminineto sign a petition — firmar una petición
- A total of 167 parents signed the petition requesting the council help them get to grips with the dog fouling issue.
- More than 500 people have signed a petition calling for the plans to be thrown out and the land left untouched.
- More than 700 people have signed a petition opposing plans to drill for oil close to homes on a farmland site in Hampshire.
- On the fourth day, she rises, and writes a petition to the higher authorities claiming her right to work as an ordinary state official.
- So far 260 people have signed a petition against the plans because they feel development would destroy a green space at the heart of the town.
- Angry cabbies serving York rail station are flocking to sign a petition against plans to make them wear clip-on ties.
- Public representatives hope thousands of people will sign a petition aimed at saving the station from closing at night.
- The surgery had 350 registered patients and 186 people signed a petition against plans to shut it down.
- In an atmosphere of mounting resentment, more than 1,000 people have signed a petition against the plans.
- Even if you never write letters, sign petitions, or speak up in public, you can still make a difference in this world.
- More than a fifth of medical doctors have signed a petition stating they will not transmit data to the database.
- I hope Evening Press readers will sign petitions and write to their MPs demanding that these plans to pay benefits directly into banks are scrapped.
- Outraged by the Government's threat to their sub post offices, people have signed petitions and written letters urging ministers to think again.
- The news comes after thousands of local people signed a petition protesting over plans to sell Altrincham ice rink for housing.
- Two and a half thousand people had signed petitions objecting to the plans, which were raised in 1999 and which would have created up to 30 jobs in a £6m contract.
- But residents who turned out in force at the meeting and signed a petition against the plan said they were devastated by the decision.
- We'll be launching a petition where people can sign up to demand global trade justice. It's a bigger issue than many people in government realise.
- Well, I've signed a lot of petitions and written a lot of letters.
- More than 100 locals and 40 traders have signed petitions fearing that the plans could ruin the appearance of the area.
- They don't hesitate to sign petitions, write letters or otherwise share their opinions.
2Lawdemanda femininea petition for divorce, a divorce petition — una demanda de divorcio
- to file / lodge a petition — presentar una demanda
- In response, Mainali's lawyers submitted a petition to the high court urging it to make a decision as soon as possible.
- Under the rule of four, the petition for a writ of certiorari will be granted.
- The pair filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court, asking for a judicial review of the bishop's decision to fire them.
- The divorce petition was not defended, and on 14 March 2000, her husband was granted a decree absolute of divorce.
- The government is maintaining that these aliens do not have the right to file habeas corpus petitions in U.S. federal courts.
- He was especially indignant that when hearing the couple's divorce petitions, the court had affirmed Almena's charge of cruelty.
- In addition, the legality of the ad and its publication has apparently been challenged through writ petitions filed before courts in some parts of the country.
- Access to a court through a petition for a writ of habeas corpus is among the most fundamental democratic rights of humanity.
- There are very recent cases, some of which I have discussed in a previous column, in which courts have denied petitions for fault divorce.
- The election is subject to the result of the writ petitions before the Supreme Court on the domicile status of candidates contesting the poll.
- They want the Supreme Court to overturn the decision and have submitted a petition for a writ of certiorari.
- I speak of the trial of actions including petitions for divorce or nullity in the High Court.
- The procedure is that of epistolary jurisdiction, where letters written by ordinary citizens to courts get converted into writ petitions.
- In the petition for divorce, Kimberley claims spousal support of $20,000 per month.
- The petition for a writ of habeas corpus at issue in this case was filed on Hamdi's behalf by his father.
- Did the court have jurisdiction to entertain an application before a petition had been issued?
- This High Court order was challenged in a writ petition filed in the apex court.
- When convicted prisoners brought petitions for writs of habeas corpus before the U.S. Supreme Court, the prisoners were released immediately.
- The court stayed the order in two writ petitions filed by the appellants.
- Meanwhile, three writ petitions were admitted in the High Court against the seven-week moratorium.
3formal(prayer, entreaty)ruego masculinesúplica feminine
- The shaman is about to perform a cha-chac ceremony: a petition to the god, Chac, to send rain.
- Nor, for that matter, COULD they regulate anyone's private petitions to their own deity!
- Verse eight declares the defeat of the foul foe and verse nine is a concluding petition to the God of Israel.
1elevar una petición a formalpeticionar Latin America
- Worshipers often petitioned the gods for life spans of a hundred years and for permanent life in a similar body in an ideal but comparable world.
- The races of Lannith petitioned the gods for aid, and the gods as a whole, for no known reason, suddenly turned their backs on all of their servants.
1to petition for sth — elevar una petición solicitando algo formal
- to petition for divorce — presentar una demanda de divorcio
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