Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

SPECTATOR COLLEGE

Glossary: Getting old in Slovakia

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 Getting old in Slovakia, 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 Getting old in Slovakia, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abuse - zneužívať
access - prístup
aging - starnutie
apply - vzťahovať sa na
attention - pozornosť
average - priemer
bottom - spodok
compulsory - povinný
conduct - uskutočniť/vykonať
contribution - príspevok
currently - v súčasnosti
cycle - cyklus
depend - závisieť
domain - doména/oblasť
elder - starší
election - voľby
employ - zamestnať
enabling environment - priaznivé podmienky
expect - očakávať
force - nútiť
government - vláda
household - domácnosť
however - avšak
impact - dopad
legal awareness - právne povedomie
living wage - životné minimum
loan - pôžička
major concern - hlavný záujem
maltreat - týrať
measure - merať
mediocre - priemerný
minimum wage - minimálna mzda
narrow down - zužovať
nursing home - sanatórium
particularly - zvlášť
pension fund - penzijný fond
pensioner - penzista
poverty rate - miera chudoby
prove unable - ukázať sa neschopný
public transportation - verejná doprava
rank - umiestniť sa v poradí
recent - nedávny
recipient - príjemca
relatives - príbuzní
release - vypustiť
respectively - v tomto poradí
rest - zvyšok
retiring - ísť do dôchodku
satisfied - spokojný
securing - zabezečiť
slightly - trochu
spokesperson - hovorca
state-run social insurer - štátna sociálna poisťovňa
subsequently - následne
suffice - postačiť
survey - prieskum
think tank - poradný orgán
unfold - rozvinúť sa
verge of poverty - pokraj chudoby
voter - volič

This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Union poisťovňa.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Topic: Spectator College


Top stories

He survived the Paris attacks: Slovakia healed me, he says

I stepped back into life and learned to live again here. I don’t think I could have done it in Paris, says Thomas Tran Dinh.

I found people in Slovakia who try to understand and balance things, says Thomas Tran Dinh.

What does this man know?

Prosecutor searches for witness in the case of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová’s murder.

Identikit picture of possible witness in Kuciak murder case.

I am not afraid, I do not work like Kuciak

Sometimes trolls burst into our office and shout at us until we convince them to leave, but they never sue us, says David Crawford from the newsgroup Correctiv who were the first to discover who downed MH17 flight.

David Crewford

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between September 21 and September 30, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

Kapitulská