Translation of ordinance in Spanish:

ordinance

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrdnəns; ˈɔːdnəns/

n

  • [formal] ordenanza (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The details regarding the narrow limits that exist on the right to use these rooms and tight controls over them have since been regulated in special state government ordinances in order to prevent misuse.
    • The Cabinet approved an ordinance regulating the inspections connected to direct control of the protection of classified information.
    • Initially, the Government ordinance was received with mixed feelings by the public, and coldly by the Association of Hotel and Restaurant Owners, which argued that the regulations would ruin their businesses.

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