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Glossary: UN condemns Moldava raid

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 article UN condemns Moldava raid, 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 article UN condemns Moldava raid, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

account - vysvetlenie
address - venovať sa
allegation - obvinenie
arrest warrant - zatykač
attorney - právny zástupca
authorities - úrady
cite - uvádzať/citovať
claim - tvrdenie
clash - zrážka
committee - výbor
concrete - betónový
condemn - odsúdiť
conditions - podmienky
conduct - vykonať
conscious - vedomý
contend - hádať sa/škriepiť
deny - poprieť
detention - zadržanie
dilapidate - spustnutý
dispute - hádať sa
ensue - vyplynúť
estimate - odhadnúť
excessive - nadmerný/neprimeraný
finding - zistenie
follow-up - ďalší/následný
fulfil - splniť
fundamental - základný
headway - postup vpred
incarcerate - posadiť do väzenia
indeed - vskutku
independence - nezávislosť
insist - trvať na
intervention - zásah/zákrok
investigate - preskúmať
linger - zaháľať
makeshift shanties - provizórne chatrče
meanwhile - zatiaľ čo
narrative - príbeh
ombudswoman - ochrankyňa ľudských práv
opt - zvoliť/vybrať
orphanage - sirotinec
pre-fabricate - prestavaný
procure - získať/presadiť
purportedly - údajne
raid - nájazd
rectum - konečník
remain - ostať
requirement - požiadavka
resemble - podobať sa
resident - obyvateľ
scrubland - krovinaté územie
seek - hľadať
septic tank - žumpa
settlement - osada
severe beating - krutá bitka
shelve - odložiť na policu
squad - čata/komando
stray - zatúlaný
surround - obklopiť
taser - paralyzér
tenure - funkčné obdobie
testimony - svedectvo
thus - teda
tough-on-crime policy - represívna politika
trailer - príves
underwent - podstúpil
violate rights - porušiť práva
violent - násilný
whereby - čím

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