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French to English Government / Politics Translation Glossary

French term English translation
alternats signing, in order of precedence,
à des échelles diversifiées de territoires at different territorial and community levels
la spécialisation dans des créneaux porteurs specialization in growth areas
"dif. int." int. dist.
(e.r.) (ret.)/(Ret'd)
Entered by: Victoria Porter-Burns
(elles) sont mues are driven by / are fuelled by / are motivated by
(une guerre) perlée drop-by-drop war
...a traversé la multiplicité des expériences ... has run through many different experiences
4ième trimestre 4th quarter
a descendu « un plan qui vise à casser le service public de l’éducation » cried /lashed out against a plan that aims to destroy the public eduction system
accueil administratif administrative processing
Acte de l'Etat Civil Entry in the Civil Register
acteurs locaux local community / local players / parties / representatives
Entered by: Mary Worby
Adjoint administratif de 1ere classe Administrative assistant, first category
adminsitration municipale municipal government
Entered by: Laura Robertson
advenir achieve
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
agence de l'accueil des étrangers Agency for the Reception of Foreign Citizens
Entered by: Victoria Porter-Burns
Agir avec une voix forte vigorously lobby
Entered by: NancyLynn
Aide aux Jeunes pour l'Innovation Technologique (AJIT) Technological development and innovation grant
amitié entre les peuples friendship between peoples
AMU urgent medical service
appareil d'État State apparatus
appel call
appellent au dépassement ambitious
appeller de ses vœux to call for
assassinat de feu (le Président XXX...) assassination of the late (President XXX...)
assises (NOT legal) symposium / roundtable (conference)
Entered by: Conor McAuley
astreinte on call
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
au score stalinien percentage of the vote reminiscent of the Stalinist era
Entered by: Helen Shiner
autonomie independence / independent living n the community
autonomie d’analyse ability to think for themselves//refusal to toe the party line
Autoproduction self-provision (of services)
Entered by: David BUICK
autorité fille subsidiary or affiliated authority
axes dégagés orientations identified
Entered by: Steffen Walter
à appriopriation de l'Afrique par elle-même for Africa to take its destiny into its own hands
à son comble at its height
échéance election
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
échevin alderman
échevinat Municipal (Sports and Tourism) Department
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
économie de la mésure moderation in its implementation
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