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English Government / Politics Translation Glossary

English term English translation
set the context Provides the background information
Shadow Local Government Secretary This is the equivalent of the Minister for Local Government in the Shadow Cabinet. See explanation
Entered by: Cristina Bolohan
sheer number very large number (context dependant)
Entered by: Abdelmonem Samir
signposting service a service that refers families on
social morays social mores
Sr. serial number
Entered by: Charles Davis
staffed widely in State read by a large number of people in State
Entered by: Sarah Bessioud
Statthalterei government exercised by a governor
steal another election cheated their way to win the election
structure several errors
subject opposite of object
sustain judicial scrutiny have been scrutinised by the (highest) Courts and upheld
Entered by: Gulnara Krokhaleva
tenure status and job security (Tenure is a i.a. guarantee of due process)
term period of time
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
the coherence of participation the common outlook and approach displayed by the participants
Entered by: Charles Davis
the Government lower case according to The Economist style guide
the lack of too little (see context)
the relevance and the stakes of increased the importance of and raised the stakes
Entered by: Abdelmonem Samir
this people is grammatically correct dieses Volk
to borrow against to use future income from the budget as collateral for a current loan
to deteriorate to become/get worse
UAE Minister of Finance Your Highness
upstream policy higher level policy / policy determined at higher levels of authority
violation urged Acknowledgment of Violation Urged
were interdicted in other countries were intercepted in other countries
where does the comma go? inside for US English
with a view to in the light of / bearing in mind / considering
Entered by: Charles Davis
would not be made to render accounts to would not be required simply to report to other committees
Entered by: B D Finch
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