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Funcionario Público

English translation: government employee

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Spanish term or phrase:funcionario
English translation:government employee
Entered by: Sarah Brenchley
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02:53 Nov 2, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: Funcionario Público
It is in a power of attorney. It says "Solicito al funcionario público de la Républica de Venezuela deje expresa constancia de que este acto fue otorgado por mi etc. etc."
Francesca Matteoda
Notary Public
Explanation:
Normally, this simply means "civil servant". However, the person expressly commissioned to elevate documents to public writ is the Notary Public, who can only work within his jurisdiction (usually provincial).
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:57
Grading comment
Thank you. I had found civil servant, but did not see how it could fit into the context!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1public officer / civil servantCristina Ferrari de Damm
naNotary Public
Parrot
naGovernment official
Roomy Naqvy
nagovernment employee
Sarah Brenchley


  

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22 mins
government employee


Explanation:
or alternatively civil servant (British English)


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Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 20:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
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28 mins peer agreement (net): +1
public officer / civil servant


Explanation:
According to Tom West's Spanish /English Dictionary of Law and Business
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Cristina Ferrari de Damm
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 49

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Karla Rodríguez
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1 hr
Government official


Explanation:
The translation would be 'government official'. Other suggested alternatives are also perfectly all right.

Roomy Naqvy
India
Local time: 01:27
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 8
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1 hr
Notary Public


Explanation:
Normally, this simply means "civil servant". However, the person expressly commissioned to elevate documents to public writ is the Notary Public, who can only work within his jurisdiction (usually provincial).

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
Grading comment
Thank you. I had found civil servant, but did not see how it could fit into the context!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Roomy Naqvy
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