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Illiterate

Analfabet

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Leeway

Spelrum

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Endgame

Slutspel

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Contiguous

Sammanhängande, angränsande

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Impeach

Anklaga, åtala, ifrågasätta, misstroendeförklaring?
Call into question the integrity or validity of (a practice)

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Vindicated

Rättfärdigad, rentvådd
Clear someone of blame or suspicion
E.g. Four years in office had done nothing but vindicate George Bush's critics

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Pertinent

Relevant or applicable to a particular matter
Sv. Relevant, samhörande

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Bonded labor

Debt bondage (träldom, slaveri) (also known as debt slavery or bonded labor) is a person's pledge (pant, löfte) of their labor or services as security for the repayment for a debt or other obligation. The services required to repay the debt may be undefined, and the services' duration may be undefined.

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Broker

Mäklare
A person who buys and sells goods or assets for others.
Verb: arrange or negotiate (a deal, plan, or settlement...
Eg fighting continued despite attempts to broker a cease-fire

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Tvångsarbete

Forced labor

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Stympad

Mutilated

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Kvinnlig könsstympning

FGM
Female genitile mutilation

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Bring an issue to light

Föra upp en fråga på dagordningen

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Afflict

...eg ...that still afflicts our world
Plåga, hemsöka

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Reconciliation

Försoning, förlikning, uppgörelse
Eg...he rejects any idea of reconciliation

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Rubble

Bråte, spillror
Waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc

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Repeal

To revoke or withdraw formally officially, eg to repeal a grant
To revoke or annul (a law, tax, duty etc) by express legislative enactment

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Complacent

Självbelåten

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Imminent

Nära förestående, överhängande

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Erstwhile

Dåvarande, förutvarande, forne
Eg. Mary Anderson, erstwhile the Queen of America's stage [formerly]
His erstwhile rivals [former]

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Impunity

Straffrihet
For now Israel can act with impunity, but not forever.

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Incarcerated

Inspärrade

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Ostensibly
Ostensible

Skenbart, till synes (men man vet inte, antagligen inte)

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Outrageous

Upprörande, skandalöst

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Incontrovertible

Obestridliga, ovedersäglig

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Logging

Loggning, skogsavverkning

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Ubiquitous

Allestädes närvarande, spridd, allmänt utbredd/förekommande

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Fad

Modefluga, modenyck

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Effusive

Svallande, översvallande (eg arabiska sammankomster, hälsniningar/lyckönskningar)

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Surmise

Förmoda

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Tenuous

Very weak or slight
Svag,

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Soar

Flyga, stiga, sväva högt

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Surge

Svalla, svallvåg, uppsving

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Bogus

Falsk
Not genuine or true, fake

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Dread

Fasa, fruktan
Great fear or apprehension (farhåga, anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen)

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Eerie

Kuslig,

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Howling

Tjutande, ylande

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Be bankrolled

Bli finansierad
Support (a person or project) financially

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Cohesive

Kohesiv, sammanhängande

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Retain

Behålla, hålla kvar

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Wager

Satsning, slå vad

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Lightning bolt

A bolt from the blue

Blixt

En blixt från klar himmel

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Rod

Stång

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Purport

The meaning or substance of smth, typically a document or speech.
Eg I do not understand the purport of your remarks.
Eg. Purport a link between vaccines and autism.
Sv. Innebörd. Ge sig ut för, påstå sig (verb)

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Inadvertently

Oavsiktligt

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Coercion

Tvång
The practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
Eg. It wasn't slavery because no coercion was used.

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Compliance

Överensstämmelse, samtycke, eftergivenhet, foglighet
The action or fact of complying with a wish or command.
Eg. All imports of timber are in compliance with regulations.

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Haggle

Pruta, köpslå

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Hoppsan!

Ups-a-daisy

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Giddy up

Hoppla
Command a horse to go faster

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Hoarse
(vs horse)

Hes
(Häst)

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Dorky

Töntig
(Eg look dorky wearing smth)

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Entrench

Befästa, förankra
Eg entrench the American leadership on the European continen

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Be at a loose end (e.g. If you are at a loose end then feel free to join us)

Idiom: to have nothing to do

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Dispel

Skingra, förjaga

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Predecessor

Föregångare

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Successor

Efterföljare

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Purge

Rensa ut
(E.g. Purge your mind)
E.g. A purge of the ruling class is absolutely necessary
I.e. An abrupt or violent removal of a group of people from an organization or place.

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Innuendo

Antydan, insinuation

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Deferential

Hänsynsfull
E.g people were always deferential to him

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Deference

Aktning, hänsyn

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Feedstock

Råmaterial

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Extractive industry

Utvinningsindustri

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Complicit

Delaktig
Involved with others in an illegal activity or wrongdoing
E.g. All of these people are complicit in some criminal conspiracy

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Folkfördrivning

Population displacement

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Lose out

Förlora på

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Opencast

Dagbrott
Eg opencast mining

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Demise

Överlåta (verb) överlåtelse, frånfälle (död) (noun)
Eg.conveyance or transfer of property or a title by devising

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Artisan

Hantverkare, hantverks-

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Gist [jist]

Kontentan, huvudpunkten

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Gauge [gäjdch]

Mätare (eg Tidal gauge)

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Collude

Samverka (maskopi)
Eg: did British government collude with NI killers?

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Acqitted

Friades

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Thrifty

Spars am

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Smear

Smutskasta

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Crony, cronies

Stallbroder, gammal god vän
E.g Cameron's cronies...

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Scaremonger

Panikspridare

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Exhilarating

Uppiggande

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Profuse

Ymnig

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Airy

Luftig

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Shred

Strimla

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Nook

Skrymsle, vrå, hörn

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Calamitous

Katastrofal

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Foist

Pracka (på)

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Hoist

Hissa
An act of raising or lifting something

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Wrench

Skiftnyckel
Rycka, vrida, stuka,förvränga

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Ostensible

Skenbar

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Autocrazy

Envälde, autokrati

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Resuscitate

Återuppliva, återuppväcka (från de medvetslöshet eller "trodd" död)

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Prerequisite

Förutsättning

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Requirement

Krav

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Ramifications

Förgrening, konsekvens
a consequence of an action or event, especially when complex or unwelcome.
any change is bound to have legal ramifications
synonyms: consequence, result, aftermath, outcome, effect, upshot, development, implication, product, by-product