In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person who acts for another)representante feminine
2USPoliticsrepresentante femininediputado masculinediputada feminine
- The British system of government is one where an executive body, appointed from the ranks of elected representatives, initiates policy and the legislative process.
- Yet each of the local development bodies includes elected representatives on their boards.
- The California Chapter is a dynamic group, and they have elected the first Chapter representative to the Governing Council.
- A municipality must be the affair of its resident, and they must elect their representatives as stipulated by the Local Authorities act, but not all on the same day.
- Indeed, the Government of Quebec sought to control new university programs by setting up a reviewing body comprising representatives of the various universities themselves.
- The permanent forum is a body of 16 representatives, half of them nominated by indigenous organisations and half by U.N. member states.
- Few women are in positions of real responsibility in Japanese commerce and only around five per cent of women are elected representatives in Japan's Parliament.
- It was necessary to hold further elections for the two areas where vacancies occurred, and one representative was eventually elected with only 3 votes.
- In 1996 the UDP elected two representatives to the Northern Ireland Forum.
- The document, obtained by this newspaper, was submitted earlier and was circulated on the day by council officials to the newly elected representatives.
- As it is, it is difficult to understand why direct talks between all elected representatives and their respective parties are not already taking place as a matter of course.
- It is their aim to have at least one representative elected to the Windhoek City Council.
- While VUWSA exec members are elected representatives, that does not give them free license to decide what Victoria University as a whole supports.
- We want to make legislators and elected representatives accountable.
- Unions are institutions in which representatives negotiate on behalf of the membership and where leaders represent this membership in a variety of fora, including political ones.
- The Assembly included representatives not only of three counties of Pennsylvania, but also of the three lower counties of Delaware.
- Most elected representatives on the unionist side have benefited from a system of selection.
- The Sinn Fein assembly member said that Trimble was in breach of his legal obligations in his threat to refuse to nominate its representatives to the ministerial council and cross-border bodies.
- A consensus in favour of Gurirab is steadily growing among the southern African states which have not had a local representative elected to the position since the establishment of the organisation.
- To move in the opposite direction would be to further erode the position of Irish elected representatives, increasing that of an unelected judiciary.
3sales representativeBusinessrepresentante comercial masculineagente comercial feminine
1(typical)(cross section/sample) representativoto be representative of sth — ser representativo de algo
- ‘We really need a representative office in China,’ says Wang.
- An official of the independent Financial Supervisory Service said that as of this month, seven Japanese banks have branches in South Korea and six others have representative offices.
- Secondly, why would these representative strategies indicate that Julie's mind is ‘a place of absence’?
- In other words, her work is meant to compliment representative women as a means of facing down both negative female representations and the feminine false consciousness that participates in their transmission.
- The distinction is now moot; knowledge rhetorically induced from a representative anecdote will ironically contain both of Ransom's two knowledges.
- Here is a representative synopsis of current opinion.
- Jane is both an effectively realized individual and a representative figure, a spokesperson for the African American experience from slavery times to the era of the civil rights movement.
- But the poem is representative not exceptional.
- It seems likely that it was put here as a reference for the other two, since many of the scenes from this movie appear in the documentary also included in this set, and as a representative talkie he did for MGM.
- A representative farm that utilizes typical production methods in the major cotton production region is constructed for Georgia.
- Consider the following situation: a representative consumer is faced with a rise in price of a product he has been buying, even though its price to begin with is relatively high.
- She therefore rejects her position as someone who has ‘special significance’ in the narrative by refusing to play the role of representative victim assigned to her.
- The entrant must perform a program that includes a significant representative selection from each of the following.
- This has involved the development of new representative mechanisms at the European level which maintain the regulatory gap through the enduring dominance of subsidiarity.
- You're dealing with very iconic, representative characters.
- The more representative 1.4 S model, which also has air conditioning, keyless entry, power windows and mirror adjustment, costs €18,695.
- Maximizing utility for increasing risk aversion shows the decreases in profit that the representative farm would be willing to accept for decreases in variability of net returns.
- Much of this story is familiar to specialists in the field, above all through the varied and often exhaustive archival research done in Germany over the years for each of the representative museums.
- For one thing, we will have to ignore a good deal of commentary presented by nameless characters, by representative characters, and by lay figures who appear for one important speech and are never seen again.
- The suppliers of bond ETFs get around the liquidity problem by using representative sampling, which simply means tracking only a sufficient number of bonds to represent an index.
- As the representative body for sporting shooting in the UK, It is launching the campaign of training and awareness to ensure that all airgun owners can practise their sport legally and safely.
- The Exhibition has been organised by the Angolan Industrial Association, a representative body for the Angolan business sector.
- The Minister for Health, Micheal Martin, will pitch the proposals to a huge range of interest groups and representative bodies.
- Leading trade union figures and the employers' representative body, Ibec, will battle it out over the next two months, with no guarantees that a new partnership deal will result from the talks.
- Their representative body, the Irish Hardware and Building Materials Association, was not prepared to make an official comment.
- In the UK, large companies have traditionally operated a system of workers' councils which also allow workers a say in the management of the business by allocating them places on such a representative body.
- As the representative body of the British Jewish community, we have received a number of complaints about it from Jewish people in many parts of the world.
- Nacba, which is the representative body of over 270 Irish gift stores, works closely with Irish manufacturers.
- The Conference of Religious in Ireland, the representative body for the orders, recently called for more land to be made available for social housing.
- Industry sources said representative bodies such as the American Chamber of Commerce could play an increasingly important role in future.
- The size of this representative governing body has changed: formerly made up of 121 members, the new council has approximately 100 voting members.
- The advertising industry's representative body, the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland, welcomed the news.
- For instance, trade unions, farmers' groups and other representative bodies are among the most powerful lobbyists.
- Kubba advocates quick national elections for a second, broadly representative council to perform functions such as drafting a constitution.
- Thus, the institutions of the European Union that should be representative bodies are indeed so.
- Respond drafted an alternative plan and then entered into consultations with locals, representative organisations and councillors from the area.
- The company told the Blessington Forum, a representative body of the town's businesses, that it was considering turning the dump into a legal landfill.
- A Loya Jirga, a sort of representative national assembly summoned to sanction a draft new constitution, seemed to have been unimpressed.
- Un miembro de la Cámara de Representantes House of Representatives de Estados Unidos.
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