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por sorteo

English translation: by draw

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Spanish term or phrase:por sorteo
English translation:by draw
Entered by: Parrot
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15:57 Jul 15, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: por sorteo
Renovar un cargo por sorteo
kyliee
by draw
Explanation:
(by the drawing of lots). A very common translation.
Selected response from:

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 19:51
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Summary of answers provided
na +3by draw
Parrot
naby lot
Davorka Grgic
naby drawing lots
Gillian Hargreaves
naBy ballot
Alejandra Paz
naAt random
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
nalotteryadmaso


  

Answers


5 mins
lottery


Explanation:
tambien podrias usar randomly selected pero seria mas al azar.

admaso

admaso
United States
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42 mins
At random


Explanation:
This is a very English common expression!

Good luck

Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:51
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 59
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1 hr
By ballot


Explanation:
I think this is the most suitable translation in this context.

Hope it helps.


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Alejandra Paz
Argentina
Local time: 15:51
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +3
by draw


Explanation:
(by the drawing of lots). A very common translation.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 19:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Burgess: Yes indeed..."drawing of lots" is by far the best answer!
6 hrs

agree  Regina Motta
12 hrs

agree  Aurora Humarán
8 days
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9 hrs
by lot


Explanation:
I agree with Cecilia. This is just another option.

Examples:

The Athenians decided to elect their administrative personnel by drawing lots, another term for drawing straws. This produced a kind of random selection which they felt was preferable to creating an elite class that might wield their power in an abusive way.

It certainly thwarted some of Crazy's ambitions. After the Athenians adopted this practice, Crazy was seen in the fertilizer department of a local lawn care store. We can only speculate as to his intention.
www.democrazy.com/DrawStraws.html

The Combined Probation Areas (Lancashire) Order 1994
... Darwen and Ribble Valley shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement
by lot, which two of them shall continue in office as if appointed by the ...
www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si1994/Uksi_19940969_en_1.htm - 11k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www.hmso.gov.uk ]

Electoral Council of Australia - Electoral Systems- Election ...
... Exclude the candidate drawn by lot. Western Australia
Legislative Council. Proportional Representation. ...
www.eca.gov.au/systems/proportional/by_category/elec_candid...

Eurodicautom:

Untitled
... The candidates positions at the podiums were decided by lot: Mr. Allen stood
to the audience s left, Mr. Robb to the audience s right. The debate had a ...
www.vba.org/debate.htm

Collection Unknown TY (=JUS93)
Spanish Term sorteo
English Term choose by lot

Collection European Parliament (=RPE83)
Spanish Phraseology el nombre del diputado designado por sorteo
English Phraseology (the)name of a Member drawn by lot

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Collection EC Treaties (=TRA74)
Spanish Phraseology el abogado general cuya designación está sujeta a renovación al final del primer período de tres años será designado por sorteo
English Phraseology the Advocate-General whose term of office is to expire at the end of the first three years shall be chosen by lot

Document 13 Prev Next HitList Query Options FeedBack
Collection EC Treaties (=TRA74)
Spanish Phraseology el orden de salida se determinará inmediatamente mediante sorteo,a instancia del presidente del Consejo
English Phraseology the President of the Council shall ensure that the order of retirement is determined by lot forthwith

Collection Unknown TY (=RPE97)
Spanish Phraseology el nombre del diputado designado por sorteo
English Phraseology the name of a Member drawn by lot

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Davorka Grgic
Local time: 19:51
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 498
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9 hrs
by drawing lots


Explanation:
This is how we'd put it in UK English


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Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 18:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 359
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