predizborna šutnja

English translation: pre-election silence

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Bosnian term or phrase:predizborna šutnja
English translation:pre-election silence
Entered by: Ulvija Tanovic (X)

17:03 Mar 31, 2004
Bosnian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Government / Politics
Bosnian term or phrase: predizborna šutnja
jednostavno mi je stao mozak, ima li koga iz OSCE-a
Ulvija Tanovic (X)
Local time: 02:38
pre-election silence
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Dusica Milosavljevic
Serbia
Local time: 02:38
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hvala! sorry sto sam vas zadeverala sa ovim osce/ohr, lupila sam onako instituciju nisam mislila nista tako precizno
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Summary of answers provided
5 +3pre-election silence
Dusica Milosavljevic
5(election) media blackout
Pavle Perencevic
4pre-election campaign silence period
vorloff


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
pre-election silence


Explanation:
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Dusica Milosavljevic
Serbia
Local time: 02:38
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
hvala! sorry sto sam vas zadeverala sa ovim osce/ohr, lupila sam onako instituciju nisam mislila nista tako precizno

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nedzad Selmanovic: this is the right one. I usput rečeno, preveo sam taj termin toliko puta da se ne mogu više ni sjetiti koliko. UNMIBH je koristio ovaj termin.
1 hr
  -> Hvala

agree  Marija Vujosevic Caric: http://www.ohr.int/ohr-dept/presso/bh-media-rep/summaries-tv...
1 hr
  -> Hvala

agree  Nermina (X)
13 hrs
  -> hvala

neutral  vorloff: OHR uses that, OSCE uses "campaign silence period" (in the law and P. R). Both work, but to me, that sounds more natural in English, and less like a trans. www.osce.org/news/generate.pf.php3?news_id=1285 www.usembassy.it/file2000_09/alia/a009280a.htm
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predizborna šutnja
pre-election campaign silence period


Explanation:
"campaign silence period" is what is in the OSCE's translation of the BiH Election Law.

vorloff
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4 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
predizborna šutnja
(election) media blackout


Explanation:
This is more idiomatic than any "silence" solution. (Check the Web references below. Also: http://data.opi.state.mt.us/bills/2001/BillHtml/HJ0004.htm).

OTOH, a "media blackout" can also mean something else: "keeping the public in the dark about something".


    Reference: http://www.aec.gov.au/_content/what/faqs/elect_ad.htm
    Reference: http://www.ifj-europe.org/default.asp?index=424&Language=EN
Pavle Perencevic
Canada
Local time: 17:38
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in category: 8
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