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English translation: magistrate/corregidors office

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Portuguese term or phrase:corregedoria geral
English translation: magistrate/corregidors office
Entered by: Elisa Capelão
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08:46 Jan 18, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Portuguese term or phrase: corregedoria geral
Corregedoria Geral de Justica

Document signed by "desembargador" -- what kind of judge
who is Corregedor Geral de Justica
For now I plan to make it Gen. Office of J--
In Spanish corregidor and corregidoria come from colonial times. The corregidor in Panama used to be (perhaps still is) a local appointed authority who handled local disputes.
Light on the topic?
pberrymn
corregidor=spanish magistrate/corregidors office
Explanation:
Indeed thats where it comes from...
the old colonial times...we still use it in Portugal nowadays and corregedor just means magistrate
-corregidor office
Maybe someone will be able to add a better explanation...
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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 00:48
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Muito obrigado.
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Summary of answers provided
naDesembargador - Superior Court Judge or Appeals Court Judge
Donna Sandin
nacorregidor=spanish magistrate/corregidors office
Elisa Capelão


  

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21 mins
corregidor=spanish magistrate/corregidors office


Explanation:
Indeed thats where it comes from...
the old colonial times...we still use it in Portugal nowadays and corregedor just means magistrate
-corregidor office
Maybe someone will be able to add a better explanation...


    Dic.PE
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 00:48
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 109
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Muito obrigado.
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Desembargador - Superior Court Judge or Appeals Court Judge


Explanation:
as for corregidor - you have a good answer.

Donna Sandin
United States
Local time: 19:48
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