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Glossary: Mandatory vaccination is constitutional

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 Mandatory vaccination is constitutional, 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 Mandatory vaccination is constitutional, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

advocacy – obhajoba
anchor – zakotvený
authority – orgány, predstavitelia
be at variance – byť v rozpore
be in compliance – byť v súlade
carry out – uskutočniť
coffin – truhla, rakva
common sense –
zdravý rozum
constitutional – ústavný
contradict – byť v rozpore
deem – považovať
diphtheria – záškrt
disappoint – sklamať
disease – choroba
distrust – neveriť
epidemic - epidémia
harmful – škodlivý
Chechnya – Čečensko
impact – vplyv
infection – infekcia
infectious disease – infekčná choroba
inflammation – zápal
insignificant – bezvýznamný
interference – zásah
invasive Haemophilus influenzae infections – hemofílne invazívne ochorenia
invasive pneumococcal diseases – pneumokokové invazívne ochorenia
inviolability – nedotknuteľnosť
lawfulness – zákonnosť
limb – končatina
limit – obmedziť
liver – pečeň
mandatory – povinný
measles – osýpky
needless – zbytočný
nutrition – výživa
opacity – nezrozumiteľnosť
overcome – prekonať
paralysis – ochrnutie
parents-to-be – tí, ktorí sa stanú rodičmi
pertussis – čierny kašeľ
plaintiff – žalujúca strana
polio – detská obrna
pregnancy – tehotenstvo
prevention – predchádzanie
prone – náchylný
responsible – zodpovedný
rubella – rubeola, ružienka
ruling – rozhodnutie
scrutinise – preskúmať
stem – vyplývať
stipulation – ustanovenie
sub-statutory – s nižšou právnou silou
thoughtless – neuvážený
threat – ohrozovať
turn down – odmietnuť
undesirable – nežiaduci
unreliable – nedôveryhodný
vaccination – očkovanie
vaccination coverage – zaočkovanosť
verdict – rozsudok
whooping cough – čierny kašeľ
wise – múdry
witnessing – pozorovanie

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