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11:53 Mar 7, 2008
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Military / Defense
Portuguese term or phrase: Armas
Armas como Artilharia, Infantaria e Cavalaria... não armas no aspecto físico... Armas como divisão no Exército
AlphaMike
Local time: 21:43
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3Divisions
R-i-c-h-a-r-d
4 +2Armed forces OR Branches of the Armed Forces
Gad Kohenov
3army
Fernando Guimaraes


Discussion entries: 2





  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Divisions


Explanation:
The Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry Divisions :)

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Note added at 9 mins (2008-03-07 12:03:15 GMT)
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Some examples:

Lists all active Army divisions, with info on unit history and insignia.
www.army.mil/cmh/matrix/Matrix.htm

The 1st Cavalry Division ("First Team") is a heavy armored division of the United States Army with base of operations in Fort Hood, Texas. ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Cavalry_Division_(United_States)

As of the late 1980s main forces included about 35 group armies, comprising 118 infantry divisions, 13 armored divisions, 17 artillery divisions, ...
www.fas.org/nuke/guide/china/agency/pla-orbat.htm



R-i-c-h-a-r-d
Brazil
Local time: 17:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
Notes to answerer
Asker: Divisions are "Divisões"... not "armas"


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christiane Jost
2 mins
  -> Cheers, Christiane :)

agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro: That's what I think too ;-)
8 mins
  -> Cheers, Paula :)

agree  Denise Miranda
25 mins
  -> Cheers, Denise :)
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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Armed forces OR Branches of the Armed Forces


Explanation:
Divisiones are part of an arma. Dor Example, the US miliatry is made of several armed forces: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines Corp and Navy are branches of the of the make up of the US Armed Forces.

Gad Kohenov
Israel
Local time: 23:43
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in HebrewHebrew
Notes to answerer
Asker: As Forças Armadas (Por) são constituídas pelo Exército, a Marinha e a Força Aérea. Dentro do Exército há as Armas: Infantaria, Artilharia e Cavalaria.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Neil Stewart: Agree - "branches", in the context of the question
19 hrs
  -> Obridago. Branches. Divisions is too specific and defined.

agree  H. Russell Fisher
1 day11 hrs
  -> Muito Obrigado!
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
army


Explanation:
como por ex.: an army officer
dependendo do contexto talvez "military"

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Note added at 1 day9 hrs (2008-03-08 21:50:40 GMT)
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Artillery and cavalry are army corps

Fernando Guimaraes
Portugal
Local time: 21:43
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
Notes to answerer
Asker: exemplo: a Artilharia é uma Arma do Exército, assim como a Cavalaria e a Artilharia.

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