Translation of tribunal in Spanish:

tribunal

Pronunciation: /ˌtraɪˈbjuːnl/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (court) tribunal (masculine)
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    • It is encouraging that various instruments, including war crimes tribunals and the International Court of Justice, have been put in place to address and redress past wrongs.
    • In practice there seems no good reason why the present approach of handling environment-related cases within the existing system of international courts and tribunals should not continue to work.
    • Some commentators have also expressed scepticism about the international courts, tribunals and committees which pronounce upon human rights.
    1.2 (committee of inquiry) (British English/inglés británico) comisión (feminine) investigadora
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    • In the event of a dispute, an employment tribunal will rule on what is reasonable.
    • We see the employment and disputes tribunals, which adopt their own rules of evidence.
    • The industrial tribunal decided that Lambeth council had breached the Race Relations Act.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.