In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Politicstratado masculinetrade/peace treaty — tratado comercial/de paz
- to enter into a treaty — suscribir un tratado
- the Treaty of Rome — el Tratado de Roma
- So I asked Justice Kirby his view about international human rights covenants and treaties.
- Would we not have to look to the treaty or convention upon which the legislation is based?
- At that time there was no extradition treaty between this country and Bulgaria.
- The treaty is very clear; the treaty must be ratified by the last day of December next year.
- On this basis, therefore, I propose that you should agree to give treaties precedence over later statutes.
- Germany, which has ratified the treaty in parliament, also wants to see it survive.
- There religious rights continued to be governed by international law, the treaty of Westphalia.
- This is an International treaty ratified by all the people on this island and there is no other show in town.
- Technically, as all 25 member states must ratify the treaty for it to take effect, it is dead.
- The two leaders agreed in September to continue efforts to conclude the treaty by the end of the year.
- The same is true of treaties and other international agreements, and it is only fair.
- The prince represents Monaco in its foreign relations and signs and ratifies treaties.
- The biggest nightmare of parties to these treaties is that a treaty partner will sign up but cheat.
- He's already promised to hold a referendum on the treaty if his party is elected.
- He left the rich countries free to strike individual treaties with their weaker trading partners.
- Doing so would smash parliament's claim to ratify or reject treaties.
- The terms of the treaty are presumed to have the same meaning in each authentic text.
- Now, the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a treaty that Australia is a party to.
- We have also mentioned a number of treaties providing for grounds of jurisdiction over international crimes.
- It is not the treaty but the statute which forms part of English law.
2British(agreement)to sell sth by private treaty — vender algo mediante acuerdo privado
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