Filologia angielska - słownictwo

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Słówko Definicja Tłumaczenie Przykład


sudden violent change of government, zamach stanu Colombia has a coup every 2 months.

vote of confidence

formal vote showing how much a party supports its leader, wotum zaufania Kwasniewski won a vote of confidence.

audit bureau

institution that makes official examinations of tax issues, izba kontroli The IRS is the major audit bureau in the US.


officially send someone back to their own country to stand trial, ekstradować He was extradited back to Uruguay.


transfer of power from central to local government, przekazanie władzy Northern Ireland is in the middle of a devolution process.

electoral roll

list of voters in an area, lista wyborcza Are you on the electoral roll for Wielkopolska?

to pour scorn on sth

to show dislike or disapproval for something you believe to be stupid, unreasonable, oldfashioned or not as good as something else. The journalist Jeremy Paxman often pours scorn on what politicians say.


organized group within a larger group, who may disagree with the rest on some issues, frakcja The rival factions couldn't agree on anything, so the party dissolved.


not revolutionary, preferring things as they are, reakcyjny Reactionary politicians are trying to wreck the social reform.


short argument, sprzeczka The labor party and the Tories had a bit of a skirmish.


insincere talk, esp. hypocritical, hipokryzja I can't stand listening to that preacher's cant.


any of the areas of a country that elect a representative to a parliament I must protest at the sitting of a new missile base in my constituency.


a very large, often unexpected, success in an election The Labour Party had a landslide victory at the last election.


the holder of an official position, especially a political one As the incumbent, you have a better chance of being re-elected.


of or representing two political parties The new law has bipartisan support.


to meet, come together, especially for a formal meeting The President's foreign policy advisers convened for an emergency session.


any of the signers of an agreement, especially among nations Most western nations are signatories of this treaty.


to direct speech or writing to In his weekly radio broadcast the president addresses the nation.


any of the main principles of a political party's stated set of aims;


the main ideas and aims of a political party, especially as stated before an election What will be the main plank in your party's platform?


a person who is sent as a representative, especially by one government to do business with another government A special envoy was sent to try to secure the release of the hostages.


an agreement to stop fighting for a certain period The two sides are now negotiating a ceasefire.


secretly dishonest or unfair action Some skulduggery no doubt went on during the election.


influence, especially political Its massive export earnings give the company a lot of clout with the government.


forceful She made a vehement attack on the government's policies.

civil disobedience

a non-violent way of forcing the government to change its position by refusing to pay taxes, obey laws etc. Mahatma Ghandi is perhaps the most famous, as well as the most successful, proponent of civil disobedience.

casting vote

a deciding vote, usually belonging to the person in charge of a meeting, committee, etc. In the U.S. Senate, which has a hundred members, the Vice President has the casting vote in the event of a 50/50 split.


a sheet of paper used to make a secret vote They are counting the ballots now.

polling station

a building or other place where people go to vote at an election Our local library is used as a polling station during elections.


to express approval or support of When the former President endorsed her candidacy, she knew she had a good chance of being elected.


(of a committee or public body) to make a formal decision or statement The Senate resolved, by 70 votes to 30, to accept the President's budget proposals.


to try to find out opinions or win political support by going from place to place in an area and talking to people The party claims to have canvassed over 70% of the votes.


to fight for, support strongly He has championed numerous causes connected with civil liberties.


expressing, esp. threateningly, the belief that one's country is better than others Personally, I am fed up with the jingoistic sentiments constantly emanating from the U.S., that it is the home of democracy and the best country in the world.


(of a person or a political group) ready to fight or use force After the assassination of Martin Luther King, black leaders became more militant.


a society in which people get status or rewards on the basis of their achievements rather


than on the basis of the social status, wealth or sex.


that which stresses the importance of equality amongst citizens. Marxism is egalitarian by its very nature.


the belief that people should have the maximum of political and individual freedom. Liberalism has at its core a belief in the primacy of property rights.


the view that there should be an absolute minimum of state involvement in peoples' lives. Libertarianism holds that there should be no social welfare system.


somebody who writes or speaks in defense of a belief or cause C.S LEWIS is a famous Christian apologist.


somebody who is not interested in politics. As an artist you cannot be apolitical.


somebody in authority who has complete power.


The ability to make your own decisions, self- determination. Many Tibetans are seeking greater autonomy from China.


extreme greed. Avarice and capitalism go hand in hand.


politics on a world wide scale The shape of geopolitics as decisively been altered by the Internet.


to give the right to vote in elections The company voted to enfranchise its women members.


the branch of authority in a country which is concerned with justice and the legal system. An independent judiciary is necessary if democracy is to flourish.


the official banning of something The government announced the interdiction of all pornographic materials.


to form an opinion without full knowledge of the facts
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Komentarze (13)

Dużo "literówek" i kilka poważniejszych błędów.

nursery school - oznacza również ŻŁOBEK (tak podaje słownik Cambridge), kindergarten - tłumaczy się jako PRZEDSZKOLE.

Jeśli dla niektórych z Państwa brak polskiego tłumaczenia, to co robicie na tym dziale, skoro jest to dla studentów filologii? Skoro student filologii jest poziomu B2/C1 powinien, jak nie musi, być w stanie zrozumieć znaczenie
z kontekstu. Jeśli znów rozchodzi się o wymowę, to jakim problemem jest wejść na stronę słownika takiego jak, longman, czy oxford, wpisać słowo i przeczytać transkrypcję/odsłuchać wymowę? Wystarczy odrobinę pomyśleć i odpowiedź się sama nasunie. ;) Pozdrawiam serdecznie.

Na jaki poziomie są te słówka ? Czy ich znajomość jest potrzebna do zdawania CAE ?

Wielka szkoda że, nie ma możliwości wydruku w pdf...

No właśnie w pdf by się przydało ;)

ma ktoś te wszystkie słówka w PDF ??

Zdania w przykładach są proste, co tu tłumaczyć? Zwłaszcza na tym poziomie. Ja bym raczej poprosiła o wymowę słówek. Czasem akcent albo głoska wymówiona nie tak -i klapa. Ale to drobiazg. Strona świetna, dziękuję i pozdrawiam.

Jest napisane, że to dla osób, które myślą o języku poważnie. Ucząc się zaawansowanego słownictwa, przeważnie już na poziomie B2/C1 rozumie się podaną po ang. definicję. Nie ma zatem co marudzić. :)

Moim zdaniem jeżeli ktoś już jest na filologii to powinien znać podstawowe zdania, sformułowania czy słowa jakie zostały zastosowane w tych przykładach słów ciut bardziej unikalnych, jak dla mnie bajka. Świetna strona, pozdrawiam.

Brak. Mnie np brakuje tłumaczenia zdania. I to jest też głównie największy problem w książkach. Tłumaczy się słówko a nie całe zdanie. I przez to niby zastosowanie jest - no jest... ale niepełne.

Genialny pomysł, ale nieprecyzyjne wykonanie...brak polskich tłumaczeń utrudnia pracę.


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