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levantar autos

English translation: to impose/levy fines

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Portuguese term or phrase:levantar autos
English translation:to impose/levy fines
Entered by: Jeanne Zang
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15:50 Dec 29, 2005
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Portuguese term or phrase: levantar autos
From a Portuguese newspaper article.
Pescas: Brigada Fiscal não levantou autos após fiscalização no "Lutador"

Uma fonte da Brigada Fiscal da GNR confirmou à Agência Lusa que "não foi levantado nenhum auto" na sequência da operação da Inspecção Geral das Pescas que fiscalizou a descarga de pescado do navio Lutador, propriedade da empresa Miradouro.
Jeanne Zang
United States
Local time: 03:47
to fine
Explanation:
"levantar autos" is a formal way of saying "multar" in pt.

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-12-29 15:59:23 GMT)
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pode-se traduzir a wxpressão: No fines were drawn
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Pedro Oliveira
Portugal
Local time: 08:47
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Thanks to all!
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5 +5to fine
Pedro Oliveira


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
to fine


Explanation:
"levantar autos" is a formal way of saying "multar" in pt.

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-12-29 15:59:23 GMT)
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pode-se traduzir a wxpressão: No fines were drawn

Pedro Oliveira
Portugal
Local time: 08:47
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks to all!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lawyer-Linguist: no fines were levied/imposed (not drawn)
3 mins
  -> obrigado

agree  Fred Neild
1 hr
  -> Thanks. Happy new year.

agree  Marco Schaumloeffel
3 hrs
  -> Obrigado

agree  Henrique Barcelos: Em termos absolutos, "levantar um auto" não significa necessariamente que haja lugar a multa... Agree with Deborah´s translation, though, and it's levied, not drawn
4 hrs
  -> Obrigado

agree  tania nogueira: concordo com o henrique
1 day25 mins
  -> obrigado
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