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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
|Spanish term or phrase: pertrechado, adiestrado, habilitado|
|fuerza policial paralela, en muchas ocasiones mejor pertrechadas y adiestradas que los cuerpos policiales gubernamentales, pero sin la debida preparación del personal y hasta con componentes no habilitados para el desempeño de actividades de esa complejidad|
|armed, trained, readiness|
are better armed and trained than..., but are lacking the depth of preparedness (or readiness) and in some cases even the qualifications (or capabilities) needed to carry out activities at that level of complexity.
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|Thanks to everyone, but I think Carolingua found a very precise way to express the nuance I believe the writer had in mind. Thank you, Carolingua ... |
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[better] armed and trained..but not authorized or empowered for....
...such complex activities [or activities as complex as these]
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