In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sigilo masculine(before noun) furtivo(before noun) invisible(before noun) indetectableby stealth — furtivamente
- These objectives, in the hands of the present Government, will almost inevitably impact on the activities of individuals and groups through regulation by stealth.
- The proper thing for these people to do is to resign and stand for election, rather than continue attempting to impose their ideological agenda by stealth from within the government.
- Our feeling is one of powerlessness - and that must sooner or later transform into civil unrest - as it should do when democracy is threatened or simply taken by stealth.
- Thirty-four years later the issue is being reopened by stealth.
- If this looks suspiciously like renationalisation by stealth, then at least this represents a positive move, considering the industry's poor record since privatisation.
- Rather, the commission is likely to pursue consumption taxation by stealth and indirection.
- I agree, it doesn't necessarily mean much if the money earned is unsubstantial - but it's still commercialisation by stealth.
- The over riding concern expressed by the elected members was that the County Manager was in effect and by stealth easing them all into retirement.
- The danger is that the Tralee hospital will be starved of investment and, by implication, be downgraded by stealth over a period of time.
- He has done this by stealth, by chipping away little by little and creating an Australia in his own image.
- We must respect property rights in this country, and unfortunately the Resource Management Act is increasingly becoming a vehicle for socialisation by stealth.
- The Prime Minister has, in fact, carried out a coup d' état by stealth.
- They also recommend sufficient time for public debate to occur - fundamental change should not occur by stealth.
- It is legislation by stealth, it is illegitimate, and thankfully it seems to be working less well recently.
- He admitted that he captured my photo by stealth while I was hosting a chat session.
- Still, the visual dissimilarity among works and within mediums is offset by a coolly consistent emotional tenor that overtakes the viewer as if by stealth.
- Surprisingly the fundamental change of Indonesia's government structure has been introduced by stealth.
- The district's cottage hospitals are being undermined by a policy of closure by stealth, a health watchdog has warned.
- I do find it dishonest that Harper is pushing this effectively by stealth in this campaign.
- Now the proliferation of public-private partnerships pushes us further down this track, towards privatisation by stealth.
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