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English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Government / Politics / Cabinet Secretaries or Ministers in the SCottish Gorvernment
English term or phrase: Some MSPs are Cabinet Secretaries or Ministers in the Scottish Government.
How do we translate The Cabinet Secretaries in the following content: 'Some Members of Scottish Parliament are Cabinet Secretaries or Ministers in the Scottish Government.' Ministers are 部长,Cabinet Secretaries are 内阁秘书长?
purefluent
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:50


Summary of answers provided
4有些苏格兰议员担任苏格兰政府各部门的内阁秘书长或次官
Patrick Cheng
Summary of reference entries provided
This is very tricky.
jyuan_us

  

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25 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
some msps are cabinet secretaries or ministers in the scottish government.
有些苏格兰议员担任苏格兰政府各部门的内阁秘书长或次官


Explanation:
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-hans/蘇格蘭政府

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我也不清楚是否有正式的规定。只从wiki看,苏格兰的minister虽然也是我们说的“部级官员”,但属于junior ministers,显然比重要部门的部长要低一级。Cabinet Secretary才是我们通常所说的部长,类似美国的部长也是叫secretary。这句话直接翻成“担任苏格兰政府各部门的部长”也没什么不妥的地方。

Patrick Cheng
United States
Local time: 07:50
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi, thank you for your prompt help. For the ‘minister’ can I translate it as 内阁部长?

Asker: Patrick, thank you for clarifying. You've been very helpful. Lisa

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Reference comments


3 hrs
Reference: This is very tricky.

Reference information:
如果按照译入语所在国的国情来套用,那么:
苏格兰首席部长(First Minister of Scotland)= 国务院总理
苏格兰副首席部长(Deputy First Minister of Scotland)= 国务院副总理
内阁秘书(Cabinet Secretary) = 国务委员,负责监管若干个部
次官(Minister)= 部长

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另一种对应方法:
苏格兰首席部长(First Minister of Scotland)= 国务院总理
苏格兰副首席部长(Deputy First Minister of Scotland)= 国务院常务副总理
内阁秘书(Cabinet Secretary) = 副总理
次官(Minister)= 部长

jyuan_us
United States
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 87
Note to reference poster
Asker: Hi, thank you for the explanation. It's very helpful.

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