In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(issued by a court)orden judicial femininemandato judicial masculinea royal writ — un mandato real
- to issue a writ (against sb) — expedir una orden / un mandato (contra algn)
- to serve a writ on sb — notificarle una orden / un mandato a algn
- a writ of habeas corpus — un recurso de hábeas corpus
- a writ of execution/possession — un mandamiento de ejecución/embargo
2ReligionHoly Writ — la(s) Sagrada(s) Escritura(s)
1disappointment was writ large on his face — la decepción era patente / ostensible en su rostro
- the problems of an undeveloped country writ large — una forma acentuada de los problemas de un país subdesarrollado
- The pain of losing to their great rivals one of the three trophies they won during their all-conquering 2003 season was writ large on the faces of the Bradford players, who displayed a steely sense of purpose from the outset.
- The ‘Eight Young Painters Show’ that is now on at the Alliance Francaise has youth and exuberance writ large over each canvas.
- That observation is writ large if one looks at the history of the bill.
- As we bear witness to the inevitable permutations that characterize human frailty writ large, the recording and preservation of memory is a cultural imperative.
- Whether this approach, writ large, proves to be ‘suitable to governing a modern democracy’ remains to be seen.
- In this village, distress and despair are writ large on the faces of nearly 100 widows and their 350 orphan children.
- The Cape Town property experience appears to be the old ‘location, location, location’ principle writ large.
- This is a critical incident writ large of the type my colleagues and I have advised about, studied, and written about over a period of eight years.
- Plato had rooted his perfect society in a meta-biological metaphor, namely: the State was man writ large.
- ‘Kodiyattam’ has now gained a legitimate place among the traditional art of the country, she claims with satisfaction writ large on her face.
- Obviously, dejection was writ large on his face, as he could not get more ‘coverage’.
- Foer's work locates itself somewhere in this shifting landscape, between memory and monumentality, image and immortality: it's the personal odyssey writ large.
- I find everyone having check ups these days,’ he asked, with worry writ large on his face.
- The anger of victims confronted with the complacency and hostility of local and federal authorities was writ large on their faces and made clear in their comments to reporters.
- However, not knowing any other mode to express their reverence, few students just fell on his feet and returned to their seats with a sense of pride writ large on their faces.
- ‘Unlike in the past when we had to scout for enrolment, now there is a positive signal from youngsters,’ he says with contentment writ large on his face.
- Countries are just human beings writ large, and human beings, by and large, are a law-abiding bunch, because most of the time obeying those laws is convenient.
- ‘A serious nonfiction book is not a piece of journalism writ large,’ they observe.
- The boys in their attempt to earn their daily bread clean tables and collect used plates and tumblers, with the disappointment writ large on their faces on finding children of the same age group enjoy delicious dishes.
- But I think that the superhero-as-metaphor involves a superhero being some sort of intellectual, emotional, or other such concept writ large.
- But in fact, Australia's fortunes went up and went down; we won some and we lost some; history is simply life writ large.
- Of course there are detractors who see such increased production of content by the ‘average’ person as nothing more than vanity presses writ large and gone multimedia.
- After the public reading of expansive excerpts of her work the previous evening, one noticed that a huge discomfort was writ large on the faces of the accompanying family.
- Grievance writ large over their collective visages, the protesters crisscrossed the streets, and aired their eternally pending demands.
- The children, with enthusiasm writ large on their faces, engage themselves in making small mountains of the sand, so that they could have an elevated seating for a better view.
- Fear and despair were writ large on their faces.
- The pain and disappointment of the defeat was writ large across the faces of the Great Britain players as they trudged from the field, but coach Brian Noble remained stoical.
- The futility of war, the folly and the horror, and the lies that serve the bloodshed of the battlefield are writ large across Peter Whelan's The Accrington Pals.
- As before, the drawings supported a rock persona writ large.
- The supercharged psyche of young adulthood is writ large on the landscape: nothing is as it seems, and every tiny item - a rock, a song, a glance - means more than it can possibly say.
- Inside, the murals and detailing were exquisite, but perhaps the images that stayed with us the most were those of the monks clad in their red robes - serenity writ large on their seemingly ageless faces.
- Shock and disbelief were writ large on the faces as irate depositors thronged the bank's Sector 8 branch to know the status of their deposits.
- Children had unlimited fun with excitement and enthusiasm writ large on their faces as they tried their hands at shooting the balloons and their moms standing beside and encouraging them.
- Civilians enjoyed the rights to counsel and trial by jury and the privilege of a habeas corpus writ to test the legality of government detention.
- You would have to be developing this now, rather than waking up the day that writs are issued for election and wanting to build this within a couple of weeks.
- If the government is really determined to quickly close the rolls, it may be forced to issue writs for a House election as soon as it announces the poll.
- Where bureaucrats are not following due process or doing their job, and are sitting on their hands or dragging their feet, citizens have the right to bring to the courts a writ of mandamus.
- Many years after the original judgments were taken out, an application was brought to the court to have new writs of seizure and sale issued.
- I have no problem with it in terms of the prerogative writs; the courts have a discretion there.
- Where a court or a public officer wrongly refuses jurisdiction the exercise of the jurisdiction can be commanded by a writ of mandamus.
- Thus it may in proper cases take the place of an action for negligence, or an action for breach of warranty of authority brought by the person named as defendant in the writ.
- Clark said nominations for the election will close July 2, following the issuing of the election writs June 25.
- The by-election is unlikely to take place until mid-October at the earliest because the writ for the poll cannot be moved until Parliament is in session.
- It was in the context of a privative clause in relation to the ability of courts to issue prerogative writs.
- The writ of election, issued this week by Commissioner Peter Irniq, says the nomination period will begin July 19 and end at 2 p.m. on July 29.
- The applicant commenced proceedings in this Court for writs of mandamus, certiorari and injunctions.
- This was the day that the writ for the election of members of this Parliament was returned.
- It was in these circumstances that the applicant commenced her proceedings in this Court seeking the constitutional writ of mandamus and the declarations previously set out.
- In wartime, Congress has the power to suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus - which permits a court to examine the lawfulness of executive detention.
- I am sorry, I want to seek leave for a certificate to take the matter to the Queen in Council because of the fact that there is a High Court Judge in the writ.
- Under U.S. law, a person held in custody by a state may challenge his conviction or sentence by seeking a writ of habeas corpus in federal court.
- The most fundamental of these guarantees - and one of the cornerstones of democratic rights worldwide - is the right to petition a court for a writ of habeas corpus.
- In September 2004, the applicant filed an application in the High Court for the constitutional writs of certiorari and mandamus.
- If a lower court commits a factual or legal error, the Supreme Court will not grant a writ of certiorari simply to review that error.
- That language suggests that, if the prisoners had alleged different facts, they might have been entitled to a writ of habeas corpus from a civilian court.
- Candidates can readily enough be nominated after the election writ is dropped.
- You or your representative has the right to go to a court and seek a writ of habeas corpus.
- In a broad sense, and absent some statutory provision, the writ of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum is available to secure the liberty of a person improperly detained -
- When the plaintiff initiates the action, the defendant named in the writ shall be summoned to answer at the next court of portmensmoot.
- Your Honour, we have not appealed against that, but what we do say is that we have sufficient standing to obtain either of the prerogative writs if ultimately the Court were minded to grant them and we do not really need more than that.
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