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Portuguese translation: comandante do corpo de bombeiros

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English term or phrase:fire chief
Portuguese translation:comandante do corpo de bombeiros
Entered by: Alexandre Reis
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09:54 Feb 20, 2009
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Human Resources
English term or phrase: fire chief
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When I finally turned back to my students, I was surprised to find that they were still there, and that they'd put out the fire without me, and were talking about calling the fire department, and alerting the principal, and the police, perhaps searching Sylvia for more matches, and calling her parents, whom no one ever saw. The fire chief arrived within ten minutes and studied the contents of my garbage can.
Alexandre Reis
Local time: 09:28
comandante dos bombeiros
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Ligia Dias Costa
Local time: 12:28
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4 +7comandante dos bombeiros
Ligia Dias Costa
4capitão dos bombeiros
Carlos Quandt



2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
comandante dos bombeiros

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Ligia Dias Costa
Local time: 12:28
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 76

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agree  Maria José Tavares
3 mins
  -> Obrigada

agree  Fernanda Rocha: ou *comandante do corpo de bombeiros*
44 mins
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agree  Teresa Borges
59 mins
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agree  Marcelo Lino
1 hr
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agree  Lúcia Leitão: Concordo com a Fernanda. Parece mais comum a expressão "comandante do corpo de bombeiros" no Brasil.
2 hrs
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agree  Isabel Maria Almeida
4 hrs
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agree  Luciano Eduardo de Oliveira
7 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
capitão dos bombeiros

No Brasil, um "capitão" comanda uma unidade do corpo de bombeiros.
O Comandante Geral é responsável pelo comando de todas as unidades (ou grupamentos) do Estado; normalmente, ele não comparece ao local do incêndio.

    Reference: http://www.mtecbo.gov.br/busca/descricao.asp?codigo=0302
    Reference: http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierarquia_na_Pol%C3%ADcia_Mili...
Carlos Quandt
Local time: 10:28
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PRO pts in category: 16
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Feb 20, 2009 - Changes made by Ligia Dias Costa:
LevelPRO » Non-PRO

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