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com instrumentos republicanos de controle

English translation: means of control of the republican system

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Portuguese term or phrase:com instrumentos republicanos de controle
English translation:means of control of the republican system
Entered by: dmesnier
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17:29 Apr 30, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Portuguese term or phrase: com instrumentos republicanos de controle
describing the type of Brazilian government
dmesnier
United States
Local time: 22:37
means of control of the republican system
Explanation:
As I understand, it refers to "legitimate means" opposing to "dictatorial means", means provided by the republican regime/system. I think "means" sounds better than "tools". I hope you can find a better way of saying it!
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mccampello
Brazil
Local time: 00:37
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3means of control of the republican system
mccampello


  

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means of control of the republican system


Explanation:
As I understand, it refers to "legitimate means" opposing to "dictatorial means", means provided by the republican regime/system. I think "means" sounds better than "tools". I hope you can find a better way of saying it!


Example sentence(s):
  • open judicial process is essential to fulfill "the First Amendment guarantees to the people of this Nation that they shall retain the necessary means of control over their institutions
  • it has a structural role to play in securing and fostering our republican system of self-government

    Reference: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0448...
    Reference: http://www.jstor.org/pss/2503486
mccampello
Brazil
Local time: 00:37
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Native speaker of: Portuguese
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Asker: great, that makes perfect sense. Thanks so much.

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