In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of an employee, military personnel)destino masculine
- He had several postings to the War Office and in 1958 he returned to regimental duty as second-in-command.
- They are also allowed to take their families with them on overseas postings to places such as Germany.
- While several hundred reservists have seen overseas service in recent years, they have been individual volunteers filling specific postings within the permanent forces.
- All officer and soldier postings, including those of reserve members, are now published on the Defweb every Friday and remain on the web site until they take effect.
- He said that people who have a passion for the job often return after postings to the mainstream military police.
- Her GP training was interrupted by pregnancy and frequent moves, because she chose to follow her husband in his postings as a naval medical officer.
- In May 1963, as a 23-year-old wife of a serving RAF policeman, I accompanied my husband on an overseas posting to Cyprus.
- After that, two years' National Service which disrupted one's career and was not pleasant in many overseas postings, particularly if you were shot at by local terrorists.
- Where this is happening, we need to know so that we can fill the correct positions and accurately record officers' actual postings.
- Rather than sit around and hope his number didn't come up, Don enlisted in the US Air Force, where he was trained as an instrument technician, and then scored overseas postings in Japan and Korea.
- Morain said the majority of the soldiers were on their first overseas postings.
- However, several of our recent overseas postings have failed with employees returning prematurely from abroad and leaving our organisation soon after.
- Similarly the judge would have no right to complain of or countermand a lawful posting overseas of a ward who was in the armed forces.
- But schools across Colchester are only too aware of the impact of conflict and overseas postings on children from Army families.
- This couple, both successful and well educated, had returned from various postings overseas and were now very happy to be back home in Thailand.
- Of course, we'll cut their benefits, combat pay and make it difficult to ship their goods home from their overseas postings.
- These plans aim to provide soldiers with likely career paths well into the future, including possible postings and courses.
- Will you stop the practice of appointing ex cronies to plum overseas postings?
- Andy, her husband, is in the army and they have had several years of overseas postings.
- Cheaper flights, gap years, online dating and the increasing expectation among employers that staff will accept postings abroad have all contributed to the trend.
1(Internet message)posting masculine
- Free e-mail services are commonplace on the Internet while newsgroups and message postings are likewise available at no cost.
- Start posting your public key at the bottom of e-mails and newsgroup postings, so that strangers who are interested in your points can e-mail your privately.
- Internet postings in news groups also drew attention to the promo, she said.
- ‘Spam’ e-mail and postings on Internet community forums solicited money for victims' families.
- E-mail lists, Web-site postings, instant messaging, blogs and other mechanisms can create a virtual firestorm in a matter of hours.
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