In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unforced)voluntariovoluntary contribution — donativo masculine
- voluntary manslaughter — homicidio con circunstancias atenuantes
2(unpaid)(work) voluntario(organization) de beneficenciavoluntary service — servicio de voluntariado masculine
- (in UK) Voluntary Service Overseas — voluntariado en el extranjero
- voluntary worker — voluntario
- she helps on a voluntary basis — ayuda como voluntaria
- The Corporation was also involved in affordable housing schemes in the City and also played a major role in the various voluntary housing projects being constructed in Waterford.
- Meals-on-Wheels urgently requires 2 voluntary helpers/cooks to assist in the preparing, cooking and dishing out dinners and deserts.
- ‘We know that some of the voluntary housing agencies are in discussions with land-owners in the town,’ he said.
- It later emerged an untrained voluntary helper had taken 10 boys on a morning walk.
- The voluntary housing association is planning an ‘affordable’ housing estate for the near future to meet the increasing demand in the area.
- Many shows are struggling to make financial ends meet and are increasingly dependant on voluntary helpers and sponsorship.
- A town of charm and dignity, much improved in recent years due mainly to the labours of this committee and a very large number of voluntary helpers.
- The chairperson in her address thanked all the voluntary helpers, especially the minibus drivers and all the people who patronised the centre during the year.
- He added: ‘I look forward to further funding in the voluntary housing sector in this county in the future.’
- While maintaining the voluntary element in its structure the management of the Board are grateful for funding from diverse Government sources and for the hard working staff thus funded.
- Overall the vast majority of voluntary organizations expressed satisfaction with the quality of their evaluations and believe that they use the results effectively.
- ‘I have grave concerns about handing our work over to voluntary housing organisations,’ she said.
- The Committee take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support, and a special word of thanks also to all the voluntary helpers and committee.
- The school cleaner volunteers have been protesting for about a month outside the gates of the legislature, demanding payment for voluntary work offered since 1997.
- The 90-unit development will comprise of travellers accommodation, local authority housing and voluntary housing.
- As the work is ongoing more voluntary helpers are needed to help complete the work.
- Council leaders, voluntary groups and housing associations will be invited to put forward people to take part in the controversial scheme.
- More voluntary helpers are needed in Kilconduff cemetery on Saturday mornings at 10 am to help with the digging, cleaning, strimming and weeding.
- Local authorities and other public bodies, housing associations and voluntary organisations, all need to work together to respond the complex needs of young people who are socially excluded.
- The Government funding is available for subsidised housing, covering accommodation rented to tenants from local authorities and aid for voluntary housing areas.
- The organ voluntary was the Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon, Handel
- The universal appeal of the majority of tunes and the simplicity of settings should help this collection find an audience among the ever-expanding number of organists looking for easy voluntaries on well-known hymn tunes.
- His Melothesia, published in 1673, contains preludes and dances for harpsichord by himself and other court composers, with seven organ voluntaries as well as the earliest known printed rules for realizing a figured bass.
- Lara hissed, supposedly under her breath, but it was picked up over the microphone and echoed around the church above the organ voluntary.
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