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|Portuguese to English translations [PRO]|
|Portuguese term or phrase: Incidir para que |
|Incidir para que o poder público adote políticas que levem em consideração as Observações e Recomendações....|
|English translation:Prevail upon [public entities] to [adopt]|
It would help to know the subject of the verb. Is it governments?
I'm assuming that this is an object or recommendation, or part of a list of objectives or recommendations to governments. Please clarify if this is not the case.
The main challenge is that the structure has to change because we don't have a word in English that plays the same role. Literally, the idea is:
"have an influence so that public entities will...."
You might say
"influence public entities to..." but that's not grammatical in English, nor does it convey the exact idea.
"Incidir" doesn't say how binding the proposed action has to be. Other translations, from a loose to a strict effect, might be:
Encourage public entities to...
Prevail upon public entities to....
See that public entities...
Ensure that public entities...
I picked "prevail upon," because it suggests that they really will do it and yet it does not require them to.
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|Prevail upon fits really well within the context. I also liked the use of encourage/ensure, but will go with your suggestion. Thank you!|
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