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Flashcards in Society - Politics: Executive Power Deck (16):
1

la fonction publique

the civil service

2

un fonctionnaire

a civil servant

3

la paperasserie

red tape

4

une nomination

an appointment

5

le renvoi

the dismissal

6

un remaniement

a reshuffle

7

introduire (progressivement)
abandonner (progressivement)

to phase in
to phase out

8

faire marche arrière

to back-pedal

9

subventionner

to subsidy

10

les recettes

the revenue

11

les dépenses

the expenditure

12

entrer au gouvernement

to join the government

13

prendre un bain de foule

to press the flesh

14

prendre des mesures

to take steps

15

se montrer inflexible

to take a tough line

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régler un conflit

to settle a dispute

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