Ministerio Público

16:06 Aug 27, 2014
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Government / Politics / Gobierno de Venezuela
Spanish term or phrase: Ministerio Público
Is talking about the measures taken by this ministry.
Is there a specific term for the Venezuelan Government?
Brennan Holt
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:21

Summary of answers provided
4Attorney General / Public Prosecutor
Marina Ilari
5 -1Public Prosecutions
Richard Vranch
Summary of reference entries provided
We've had this many times before.



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Public Prosecutions


Richard Vranch
Local time: 17:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Henry Hinds: "Prosecutor" but never "Prosecutions". That does not make it a correct answer.
16 mins
  -> Actually, Ministerio Publico represents the Public Prosecutions as an entity.
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Attorney General / Public Prosecutor

The equivalent institution in US is the Attorney General, but if you need a more general meaning applicable to any jurisdiction then you would use Public Prosecutor.

Marina Ilari
United States
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 8
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4 mins peer agreement (net): +4
Reference: We've had this many times before.

Reference information:
It means public prosecutor's office.

United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 99

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agree  AllegroTrans: yes and it isn't a Ministry of course
20 mins
agree  Charles Davis
35 mins
agree  Henry Hinds: In addition to the office or institution, it can also refer to the person, a "Public Prosecutor". It is used in many countries.
1 hr
agree  David Hollywood
10 hrs
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