carabinero

Spanish translation: policía chileno

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Spanish term or phrase:carabinero
Spanish translation:policía chileno
Entered by: xxxOso

13:55 Dec 15, 2000
Spanish to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: carabinero
Chile: se trata de la adquisicion de aviones para carabineros de Chile.

Are these border patrol officers or is the term more general than that?
Rgaspari
United States
Local time: 04:27
The term is more general
Explanation:
looking at the following site:
http://pages.prodigy.com/chilespanish/csg-voca.htm
you could see that is a Chilean policeman in general.

I hope it is useful for you.
OSO ¶:^)
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naI dunno... the ff. is an extract from María Moliner, whose
Parrot
naThe term is more general
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The term is more general


Explanation:
looking at the following site:
http://pages.prodigy.com/chilespanish/csg-voca.htm
you could see that is a Chilean policeman in general.

I hope it is useful for you.
OSO ¶:^)

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 442
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Thank you for the quick reply and helpful link.

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I dunno... the ff. is an extract from María Moliner, whose


Explanation:
dictionary includes Americanisms (indicated if such is the case):
carabinero: soldado del cuerpo destinado a perseguir el contrabando; Cf., Aduana, Vigilar. Under Aduana, the agents: Carabinero, Consumero, generalero, Agente de aduanas.
There is no indication of particular use in Chile.

Parrot
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Local time: 13:27
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