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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
batas
law
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"