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Glossary: Slovakia my Homeland

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the topic Slovakia my Homeland, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the topic Slovakia my Homeland, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accession talks - prístupové rokovania
affair - záležitosť
agreement - dohoda
agriculture - poľnohospodárstvo
amendment - zmena, dodatok, novela
anniversary - výročie
arable land - orná pôda
assembly - montáž
automotive industry - automobilový priemysel
autonomy - autonómia
black hole - čierna diera
boost - posilniť, pozdvihnúť
border - hranice
break-up - rozpad, rozdelenie
cabinet - vláda
carry out - vykonať
carved-wood - vyrezávané drevo
cave - jaskyňa
coalition - koalícia
communism - komunizmus
concern - znepokojenie
constitution - ústava
cooperation - spolupráca
council - rada
cuisine - kuchyňa
currency - mena
decorated Easter eggs - kraslice
dissolution - rozpustenie
divorce - rozvod, rozdelenie
doll made of maize leaves - šúpolienka
effort - úsilie
emergence - vznik
enter - vstúpiť
entry - vstup
establish - zriadiť
federation - federácia
folk costume - kroj
folk dancing - ľudové tance
government - vláda
hiking - turistika
homeland - vlasť
improve - zvýšiť, zlepšiť
independence - nezávislosť
integration - integrácia
isolation - izolácia
landlocked - vnútrozemský
law - právo
meadow - lúka
military - vojenský
movement - pohyb, hnutie
nationality - národnosť
negotiation - vyjednávanie
oust - vyhnať
parliamentary elections - parlamentné voľby
pass - prejsť/schváliť
pasture - pastvina
patriotism - vlastenectvo
performance - výkon
plum brandy - slivovica
polling agency - agentúra verejnej mienky
potato dumplings and sheep’s cheese - bryndzové halušky
pottery - tradičná keramika
precede - predchádzať
pride - pýcha
prime minister - predseda vlády
proposal - návrh
proud - hrdý
recognise - uznať
religion - náboženstvo
resume - pokračovať
rocky - plný úskalí
rural - vidiecky
Slovak Paradise - Slovenský raj
souvenier - suvenír
sovereignty - zvrchovanosť
spa - kúpele
split - rozdeliť
stemming - vyplývajúce
struggle - bojovať
surround - obklopiť
survey - prehľad
think-tank - výskumná organizácia
threat - ohrozenia
towards - k, smerom
Velvet Revolution - Nežná revolúcia
violence - násilie

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