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00:14 Jun 14, 2018
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: carta-patente
O Chefe do Departamento-Geral do Pessoal faz saber que XXX é Oficial do Exército, no posto de 2o Tenente da Reserva de 2a Classe, da Arma de Infantaria, e por isso lhe confere a presente Carta-Patente. confirmatório do gozo das vantagens, prerrogativas e deveres inerentes ao posto.

Registrada no livro de registro de cartas patentes.

APOSTILA: Foi promovido ao posto de XXX, de quem trata esta Carta-Patente.
Beatriz Goulart
Local time: 06:19

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4 +2(military) letters patent
Oliveira Simões
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(military) letters patent

Segundo artigo na Wikipédia, o termo é usado somente no plural. Veja links abaixo.

Note added at 14 mins (2018-06-14 00:28:55 GMT)

"Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation. " - Wikipedia

Example sentence(s):
  • These military letters patent, dated 8 February 1706, were granted to Joseph Vilallonga...

Oliveira Simões
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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