Portuguese - Politics 03

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O projeto de lei
Bill of law
A verba/o orçamento
Public funds/budget
Engavetar um projeto, uma lei ou uma proposta
To put aside or postpone from consideration - If someone shelves a plan or project, they decide not to continue with it, either for a while or permanently.
O concurso público
Entrance exam for civil servants
Ser concursado(a)
To pass civil service entrance exam for civil service
À fiscalização
Inspection, audit, oversight
A banalização
Trivialization
Castigar, punir
To punish
Culpar, responbilizar
To make responsible
A manifestação, a passeata
Protest
O motim
Riot
O bolivarianismo
South American socialism (from Simon Bolivar)
A lama arremessada
Mud-slinging
Mamar nas tetas do governo
To milk the government
As agências reguladoras
Regulatory agencies
O golpe militar
Military coup
O estado-babá
Nanny state
A ficha limpa
Clean background / clean record
A grilagem
Land fraud (usage fake documents of land ownership)
A União
Federal government of Brazil
Os cófres públicos
Public coffers
Ser exonerado do cargo
To be removed from a job
O Bolsa Família (a Brazilian social assistance program)
Welfare
o Bolsa escola
"Bolsa Escola" - is a poverty-targeted social assistance program, that provides cash grants to poor families with school-age children between the ages of seven to fourteen.
O nepotismo
Nepotism