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11:59 Feb 16, 2006
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Human Resources
Spanish term or phrase: opositora cuerpo estatal
Que según los datos que constan en el día de hoy en el Registro General de la Generalitat de cataluña, la Sra. XXX, con NIF XXX, presta sus serivicios en esta Administración con la siguiente vinculación:

Vinculación: Funcionaria
Tipo: ***Opositora Cuerpo Estatal***
Especificación: Docente Secundaria
Bernadette Mora
Spain
Local time: 23:58
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Summary of answers provided
5(by) competitive (civil service) examination
Muriel Vasconcellos
4candidata
Luis Zepeda
4 -1leader of opposition in the National Body
telefpro
3Candidate in the set exams to the Estate
Elena Robles Sanjuan


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
leader of opposition in the National Body


Explanation:
This what I think

telefpro
Local time: 03:28
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

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disagree  Muriel Vasconcellos: That would be in a different context.
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
candidata


Explanation:
According to the American English to Spanish Dictionary "opositora" means: a. "alguien que toma un examen para un puesto publico", b. candidato/a

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Note added at 2 hrs (2006-02-16 14:34:41 GMT)
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PS: Excuse the accents, too lazy this morning.

Luis Zepeda
United States
Local time: 14:58
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Candidate in the set exams to the Estate


Explanation:
El término "oposiciones", al menos en inglés del RU, no existe. Allí dicen "set exams", sin especificar. No me gusta demasiado el término "Estate" aquí, pero se podría sustituir por "National set exams"

Elena Robles Sanjuan
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(by) competitive (civil service) examination


Explanation:
This refers to the fact that the person holds their civil service position by virtue of having taken the competitive examination, as opposed to being appointed or contracted as a temporary employee. "Cuerpo estatal" means "civil service," though when one says "competitive examination," "civil service" is usually implicit.

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Note added at 8 hrs (2006-02-16 20:08:13 GMT)
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43,100 references for "by competitive examination":

... for which the Civil Service Commission finds it is not practicable to ascertain the merit and fitness of applicants **by competitive examination**. ...
www.cs.state.ny.us/SSD-online/Manuals/ SPMM/0600JurisClass/0620ClassifiedCivilService2.htm

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Note added at 8 hrs (2006-02-16 20:10:20 GMT)
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Promotion in publicly owned bus systems is often determined by
The point here is that **the person competed and was chosen**, not simply that he/she was a candidate.

**competitive civil service examination**. Some motor coach drivers purchase their own equipment ...
www.bls.gov/oco/ocos242.htm



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Note added at 8 hrs (2006-02-16 20:12:11 GMT)
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Wow! I messed that one up! Here's what I wanted to write:

The point here, in this particular context, is that **the person competed and was chosen**, not simply that he/she was a candidate.

Promotion in publicly owned bus systems is often determined by
**competitive civil service examination**. Some motor coach drivers purchase their own equipment ...
www.bls.gov/oco/ocos242.htm


Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
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