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Arabic translation: إنفاق المحسوبية والاسترضاء

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English term or phrase:pork-barrel
Arabic translation:إنفاق المحسوبية والاسترضاء
Entered by: Sami Khamou
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15:28 Oct 20, 2002
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Government / Politics / politics
English term or phrase: pork-barrel
Spending that is primarily for the benefit of particular local interestes in a member of Congress's district and not obviously in the interests of the nation as a whole.
Sami Khamou
Local time: 20:18
إنفاق المحسوبية والاسترضاء
Explanation:
Hi Sami. This is the closest in Arabic that comes to mind now. إنفاق المحسوبيات والاسترضاء

Example: He keeps his hold on his constituents through unashamed pork-barreling.
يبقي سيطرته على ناخبيه من خلال إنفاق المحسوبيات والاسترضاء السافر.

Pork barrel -- (a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents).

The following definition is taken from Cambridge Dictinoary:

pork-barrel
[before n, not gradable]

AMERICAN DISAPPROVING SLANG involving the spending of large amounts of money in an area in order to become more popular with local voters.

Good luck,
Ali

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Ali Darwish
Australia
Local time: 10:18
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Thank you Ali, that was most helpful.
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إنفاق المحسوبية والاسترضاء


Explanation:
Hi Sami. This is the closest in Arabic that comes to mind now. إنفاق المحسوبيات والاسترضاء

Example: He keeps his hold on his constituents through unashamed pork-barreling.
يبقي سيطرته على ناخبيه من خلال إنفاق المحسوبيات والاسترضاء السافر.

Pork barrel -- (a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents).

The following definition is taken from Cambridge Dictinoary:

pork-barrel
[before n, not gradable]

AMERICAN DISAPPROVING SLANG involving the spending of large amounts of money in an area in order to become more popular with local voters.

Good luck,
Ali



Ali Darwish
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