Translation of sinecure in Spanish:


sinecura, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪnɪkjʊə//ˈsɪnəˌkjʊr//ˈsaɪnəkjʊr//ˈsɪnɪkjʊə/


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    sinecura feminine
    • We don't really need them - their ‘jobs’ are little more than sinecures.
    • But transforming teacher jobs from moderately paid union sinecures to highly paid professional positions sounds like a good first step.
    • To bring in black supporters who are not pushed into sinecures is now its big challenge.
    • Political positions must not be treated as sinecures.
    • You had to be ‘an exceptionally good judge’ - otherwise known as a person with an intense desire to hang on to a sinecure - in order to appreciate them.
    • A governorship was a lucrative and prestigious position, but it was not a sinecure.
    • One insider linked with the private security business said: ‘All these jobs are a nice sinecure for a cop.’
    • Examples abound of cosy sinecures being parcelled out to those who have served in constitutional posts.
    • The government of San Marino should be advised the Flea stands ready for any offers of citizenship or professorial sinecures.
    • Because they do not want to acknowledge the squalor and the cronyism inherent in the devolution settlement, on which all their well-paid sinecures depend, is the answer.
    • Because access to resources depended upon being inside the state apparatus, patrons rewarded supporters with sinecures in the government and nationalized industries.
    • British governments have an appalling record of underestimating the cost of new technology: it always escalates once people realise there are nice safe sinecures to be had.
    • Doctors, nurses and teachers in the productive public sector have had their pension rights compromised by the mushrooming of public sinecures.
    • But the fact is, the public sector is also carrying many passengers, occupying sinecures in local and central government at the expense of their fellow citizens.
    • The only new hires that diversity initiatives generate are in college administrations, already overloaded with sinecures.
    • The problem is, he is demonstrably no intellectual of any great ability (his record attests to that), he is ill-disciplined and looks to the academic sector for a comfortable sinecure.
    • I find it very amusing that the right wing ‘intellectuals,’ from their ivory tower think tanks and millionaire supported sinecures at political magazines, have still failed to recognize that.
    • Of course, most of us are dead anyway - killed by imploded livers, scorched lungs, caved-in septa, public relations salaries or academic sinecures.
    • Unlike the Parliament, the Commission is not elected, but appointed by the member-states, and is frequently used as a sinecure for retired or has-been politicians.
    • Yet it is not only those who are used to cosy bureaucratic sinecures who would rather gain political legitimacy from those ‘without a voice’ than take their chances with the voting public.