By JOHN HARWOOD
To translate his vision into a budget, the president needs to create coalitions issue by issue, while holding his party together and curbing Republican attacks.
TEN Trinidad and Tobago players are down to participate in the under-18 qualifying competition for the IBM International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior ..
International Tennis Federation ( ITF ) 国际网球联合会 Association Tennis Professional ( ATP ) 国际男子职业网球协会
「聯邦軍事紀念公墓」可能有誤: federal指 [before noun] relating to the central government, and not to the government of a region, of some countries
Russian Federation （the ～） ロシア連邦.
U.S. Efforts Against Mexican Cartels Called Lacking
U.S. efforts to help the Mexican government battle powerful organized crime networks are falling short, and a recent sharp spike in violence south of the border poses a growing threat to U.S. citizens, senators and independent experts told officials from three federal agencies yesterday on Capitol...
(By R. Jeffrey Smith, The Washington Post)
- A sign or notice for display in a public place.
- A small card or plaque, such as a nameplate on a door.
- To announce or advertise by means of placards.
- To post placards on or in.
- To display as a placard.
[Middle English, official document, from Old French, from plaquier, to plaster, piece together, from Middle Dutch placken, to patch.]placarder plac'ard'er n.
━━ n. はり札, ビラ, ポスター; プラカード; 名札.
━━ vt. ビラをはる; ビラで公告する; 掲示する.
━━ vt. ビラをはる; ビラで公告する; 掲示する.
- A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
- An official agreement between governments at war, especially one concerning the exchange of prisoners.
- A group of parties, factions, or nations united in a common cause; a bloc.
[German Kartell, from French cartel, from Italian cartello, placard, from Medieval Latin cartellus, charter, diminutive of Latin charta, carta, paper made from papyrus. See card1.]
verb [T + object + noun]
to consider someone or something to be:
He knows a lot of people, but only one or two that he'd call close friends.
One sandwich and a lettuce leaf - I don't call that a meal!
I'm not calling you a liar - I'm just suggesting that you misunderstood the facts of the
call (DECIDE ON) Show phonetics
to decide officially to have a particular event or take particular action:
The managing director has called a meeting to discuss pay levels.
The papers are predicting that the Prime Minister will call an election in the spring.
It's reckoned that the unions will call a strike if management will not agree to their demands.
They had to call a halt to (= end) the match because of the heavy rain.
- The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
- A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
- An association, especially of nations for a common cause: alliance, Anschluss, bloc, cartel, coalition, confederacy, confederation, league, organization, union. See connect, group, politics.
- A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common: association, club, confederation, congress, fellowship, fraternity, guild, league, order, organization, society, sorority, union. See group.
coalition Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
the union of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, usually for a limited time:
Government by coalition has its own peculiar set of problems.
By forming a coalition, the rebels and the opposition parties defeated the government.
a coalition government