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Glossary: Telling the truth on immigration

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 Telling the truth on immigration, 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 Telling the truth on immigration, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abuse - zneužívanie
adjust - upraviť
affect - postihnúť
allot - prideľovať
applicant - žiadateľ
approach - prístup
approve - schvaľovať
asylum - azyl
attitude - pozícia
behaviour - správanie
budget - rozpočet
believe - veriť
burden - bremeno
citizenship - občianstvo
consider -
zvážiť/brať na vedomie
continuously - nepretržite
contradict - odporovať
deal with - vysporiadať sa
disease - choroba
diverse - rozmanitý
émigrés - emigranti
encounter - stretnutie
exclusion - vylúčenie
expenses - výdavky
finally - konečne
flood - záplava
folk - ľudový
forbid - zakazovať
foreigner - cudzinec
grant - priznať/udeliť
hire - zamestnať
immediately - okamžite
include - zahŕňať
knowledge - znalosť
leisure - voľný čas
majority - väčšina
manage - podariť sa
moreover - navyše
native - domáci
necessary - nutný
owner - majiteľ
petty - drobný
polarise -
polarizovať/rozdeľovať
policy - politika
poor - zlý/chabý
prejudice - predsudok
preserve - zachovať
prevail - prevládať
proper - vhodný
proxy - splnomocnenec
purse - peňaženka
rates per capita -
množstvo na osobu
reach - dosiahnuť
receive - prijať
refer - odkázať
refugee - utečenec
reluctance - neochota
repressive -
represívny/potlačovateľský
request - žiadosť
reveal - odhaliť
rumour - povesť
Ruthenians - Rusíni
sentiment - cítenie
skin - pokožka
slice of the pie -
kúsok koláča
social welfare -
sociálna starostlivosť
spread - šírenie
state - vyhlásiť
stress - prízvukovať
support - podpora
survey - prieskum
suspicious - podozrivý
threat - ohrozenia
thug - násilník
tram - električka
wage - mzda
waves - vlny
whether - či

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