Tagalog - Political

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kapangyarihan

power

makapangyarihan

powerful

bansa

country

gobyerno

government

pangulo

president

pangalawang pangulo

vice-president

pinunong ministro

prime minister

gabinete

cabinet

mambabatas

legislator

hukuman

judiciary

pamahalaan

government

konstitusyon/saligang-batas

constitution

senador

senator

kinatawan

representative

meyor

mayor

gobernador

governor

bandila

flag

pambansa

national

panlokal

local

pederal

federal

estado

state

usapin

issue

pamamahala

governance/governing

pamamalakad

policy

perang-bayan

public funds

proyekto

project

katiwalian

corruption

gamit-opisyal

official use

pananalapi

treasury/finance

salaping gugol

budget

gugol

allocation

pagmamalabis

abuse

abusadong opisyal

abusive official

patalsikin

to be dismissed from office/work

kaban ng bayan

national treasury

pambansang halalan

national elections

halalan

election

kandidato

candidate

partido

party

partido politikal

political party

pinuno ng partido

head of the party

lokal na halalan

local elections

gastos

expenditure

rebelde

rebel

oposisyon

opposition

nanunungkulan

in power/in office

protesta

protest

rebolusyon

revolution

rebelyon

rebellion

alsa

revolt

diskusyon

discussion

debate (de-bah-te)

debate

pakikipagtalastasan

debate/argument

sandatahang-lakas

armed forces

pulisya/pulis

police

trapo

"from TRAditional POlitician, one who is considered corrupt, selfish, and is only after his interest than the general welfare of the nation; TRAPO is the Tagalog term for dirty rag used to wipe off dirt and in cleaning dirty surfaces."

balimbing

"from the tropical fruit of the same name (with five or six sides, see image); as a political term, it is used as a label to a politician who regularly shifts alliances or parties in order to save his political career; synonymous to turncoatism"

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