oficial em exercicio

English translation: acting registrar

18:38 Jan 24, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
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Portuguese term or phrase: oficial em exercicio
This is the title of an official of a Bureau of Vital Statistics. I am not sure how to translate "em exercicio" in this context.
Jeanne Zang
United States
Local time: 19:02
English translation:acting registrar
Explanation:
"em exercício" means the one that is acting at the time being, but is not the regular one; a substitute.
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Ana Rita Santiago
Brazil
Local time: 21:02
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2acting registrar
Ana Rita Santiago
5deputy officer
Ilona Dako
5officer on duty
Silvia Borges
4 +1presiding registrar
Laura Saboya
4acting/presiding registrar - official on duty/in charge
Mario La Gatto


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
acting registrar


Explanation:
"em exercício" means the one that is acting at the time being, but is not the regular one; a substitute.

Ana Rita Santiago
Brazil
Local time: 21:02
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 268

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Donna Sandin: that's it - Acting, applies to other positions as well
18 mins

agree  Anja Brito: however, I would say "acting registry official"
32 mins
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
presiding registrar


Explanation:
"em exercicio" meaning a general term for whoever is wearing the hat at the time

Laura Saboya
Local time: 15:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  FiBi
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
officer on duty


Explanation:
E isso ai!

Silvia Borges
United States
Local time: 19:02
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 72
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acting/presiding registrar - official on duty/in charge


Explanation:
Officer is not appropriate in this context.

Mario La Gatto
Brazil
Local time: 22:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 12
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deputy officer


Explanation:
if you look at any birth certificate in the English original, this is the title they use

or just simply registrar

Ilona Dako
United States
Local time: 18:02
PRO pts in pair: 28
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