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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 Rules for financing minorities change, 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 Rules for financing minorities change, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accurate – presný
affiliated – pridružený
agenda – program rokovania
allocate – vyčleniť
amendment – novela
anomaly - anomália
arrange – zorganizovať
at least – najmenej
autochthonous – autochtónny
based on – založený na
census – sčítanie ľudu
coffin – truhla
committee – výbor
continuously – nepretržite
contribution – príspevok
correspond – zodpovedať
criteria – kritériá
criterion – kritérium
cuts – škrty
determine – určiť
disappear – zmiznúť
due to – vzhľadom na
effectiveness – účinnosť
elsewhere – inde
enhance – zvýšiť
equality – rovnosť
exception – výnimka
first grade – prvý ročník
fundamental – základ
government proxy – splnomocnenec vlady
harm – ublížiť
invariable – nemenný, stály
issue – téma, problematika
lack – chýbať
maintain - trvať (na čom)
MP – poslanec
nevertheless – avšak, napriek tomu
oblige – prikázáť, donútiť
operate – fungovať
oscillate – pohybovať sa
pass – schváliť
policy – politika
preserve – udržať
programme statement – programové vyhlásenie
proportional – úmerný
protester – odporca
provide – zabezpečiť
recognised – uznaný
redistribution – prerozdeľovanie
regardless – bez ohľadu na
related to – týkajúci sa
require – žiadať, vyžadovať
revision – úprava, zmena
Ruthenians – Rusíni
session – schôdza, stretnutie
shrink – scvrknúť sa, zmenšiť sa
scheme – system
School Act – školský zákon
socially disadvantaged environment – sociálne znevýhodnené prostredie
statement - vyhlásenie
status quo – nemenný stav
strict – prísny
take into account – vziať do úvahy
take into consideration – vziať do úvahy
take power – prevziať moc
threshold – prah, hranica
through – cez
tie – viazať
transparency – transparentnosť
uncomfortable – nepríjemný
weakness – slabina

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