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Chapter 16 Vocab

vocabulary words

andare in pensione to retire
applicare to apply; to enforce
aumentare to raise, increase
bisognare to be necessary
contrattare to negotiate
crescere to grow; to increase
dare le dimissioni to give one's resignation
dimettersi to resign (an office)
diminuire to reduce
dubitare to doubt
eleggere to elect
esigere to insist
essere in pensione to be retired
essere in sciopero to be on strike
fare sciopero to strike
farsi sentire to make oneself heard
immaginare to imagine
informarsi (su) to become informed (about)
meritare to deserve
occuparsi (di) to involve onself (in)
organizzare to organize
scioperare to strike
sembrare to seem
votare to vote
l'aumento raise, increase
la banconota banknote, bill
il cambiamento change
la Camera dei Deputati Chamber of Deputies
la campagna elettorale election campaign
il candidato candidate
il cittadino citizen
la coalizione coalition
la Comunita Europea European Community
il Consiglio dei Ministri Council of Ministers
la costituzione constitution
la democrazia democracy
il deputato representative
la diminuzione reduction
il diritto right
il discorso speech, conversation
la disoccupazione unemployment
l'elezione election
l'euro euro
la fabbrica factory
il Governo government
il guadagno earnings, income
l'impiegato white-collar worker
la manifestazione demonstration, rally
il ministro minister
la moneta currency, coin
l'operaio blue-collar worker
il Parlamento Parliament
il partito politico political party
la pensione pension, retirement
il pensionato retired person
la politica politics
la poverta poverty
il Presidente president
il President del Consiglio, il primo ministro prime minister
il riduzione reduction
la riunione meeting
il salario wage
lo sciopero strike
il Senato Senate
il senatore/la senatrice senator
il sistema politico political system
lo Stato the State
lo stipendio salary
le tasse taxes
il voto vote
attuale current, present
disoccupato unemployed
europeo European
informato informed
unito united
così come as
è ora it's time
fuori luogo out of place
intanto in the meantime
(mi) pare it seems (to me)
è un peccato it's a pity
può darsi maybe / it could be
(mi) sembra it seems (to me)
Created by: janedoe