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Russian translation: муниципальный совет

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English term or phrase:local council
Russian translation:муниципальный совет
Entered by: Alex Pchelintsev
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08:25 Jan 23, 2001
English to Russian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: local council
An administrative body (in a London district) that, among other things, provides the locals with electricity, sewage, water etc. and is entitled to take legal action against those who do not want to pay or are indebted (maybe sth like domoupravlenie but on a grander scale?)
Roman Orekhov
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:15
муниципальный совет
Explanation:
municipalny sovet - sounds OK, with respect to scale/business
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Alex Pchelintsev
Local time: 04:15
Grading comment
Why I chose this one: http://www.MTU-NET.ru/kingstanislaw-law/papers/munic.htm
I could look it up for myself, but in Spain there are no Cyrillic keyboards so thanks for pasting material :-)
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Summary of answers provided
naпрефектураSophia Linton
namestny sovet
Radian Yazynin
naмуниципальный совет
Alex Pchelintsev


  

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13 mins
муниципальный совет


Explanation:
municipalny sovet - sounds OK, with respect to scale/business


    Lingvo 6.5
Alex Pchelintsev
Local time: 04:15
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 155
Grading comment
Why I chose this one: http://www.MTU-NET.ru/kingstanislaw-law/papers/munic.htm
I could look it up for myself, but in Spain there are no Cyrillic keyboards so thanks for pasting material :-)
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32 mins
mestny sovet


Explanation:
Местный совет. It is sufficient to serch for this key phrase in Yandex and find this very reference in quite a lot of web sites. Mestny sovet is referred to on the Russian page of the BBC Service - see URL below. So feel free to use the literal translation.


    Reference: http://www.bbc.co.uk/russian/0505_2.shtml
Radian Yazynin
Local time: 04:15
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 283
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1 hr
префектура


Explanation:
In the former USSR the only term comprehensible would be "местный Совет".
But now its functions belong to a new administrative arrangement:префектура.

Personal experience


Sophia Linton
PRO pts in pair: 4
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