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Referendum

Folkomröstning

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Spare room subsidy

Sovrumsskatt

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Hand power

Ge befogenhet

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Treasury

Statskassan
Eg the US Treasury

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Secretary of State

1. US ..is the head of the State Department, responsible for foreign affairs
2. UK...the head of a major government department

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Inrikesminister

Interior Secretary

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Peer

A member of the nobility in Britain or Ireland, comprising the ranks of duke, marquess, earl, viscount, and baron.

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Chairman

Ordförande

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Trade deficit

Handelsunderskott

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Cost-ceiling

Högkostnadsskydd

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Anta en proposition

Pass a bill

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Delstatsparlament i USA

State legislature

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Ousted

Fördriven, störtad (eg president)

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Crackdown

Tillslag, ingripande

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Interim

Adj. Tillfällig, provisorisk

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Constituency

Valkrets, valmanskår

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Röstdeltagande

Voter turnout

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Lagstadgat organ

Statutory body

Eg the Committee on Climate Change is one, set up under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK gov on setting carbon budgets and report to the parliament on the progress in reducing GHG emissions.

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Delta i omröstning, rösta

Cast their ballots, cast their vote

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Luftanfall

Raketanfall

Air strikes

Rocket attacks

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Displaced

Fördrivna
People have been displaced

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Shrapnel

Splitter
Splitterbomb - fragmentation bomb? Weaponry

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Avfyra raket

Fire rocket

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Flygräd, flyganfall

Air raid

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Flyktingläger

Refugee camp

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Vapenvila, stillestånd

Truce
Armistice
Cease-fire

Eg the US offered to help broker a truce

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Use of force

Användning av våld

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Persecution

Förföljelse

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Presidentkandidat

Presidential nominee

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Incumbent

The holder of an office or post (noun)
Necessary for someone as a duty or responsibility. E.g. It is incumbent on all decent people to concentrate on destroying this evil (adjective)

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Moratorium

Moratorium, uppskov
A temporary prohibition of an activity