Translation of descuento in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 1.1 (rebaja) discount no se hacen descuentos no discounts given me hicieron un descuento del 15% I got a 15% discount compre Cremol, ahora con descuento buy Cremol, now on special offer descuentos para empleados staff discounts 1.2 (del sueldo) deduction
- 2 [Deporte/Sport] injury time marcó en el (tiempo de) descuento he scored in injury time estar jugando los descuentos (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial] to be on one's last legs [familiar/colloquial], to have one foot in the grave [familiar/colloquial]
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Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.