Translation of marca in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 (señal, huella) mark te ha quedado la marca del bikini you've got a mark where your bikini was 1.2 (en el ganado) brand
- 2 [Comercio/Business] (de coches, cámaras) make; (de productos alimenticios, cosméticos, etc) brand ¿qué marca de lavadora es? what make (of) washing machine is it? prefiero comprar artículos de marca I prefer to buy brand products o/or brand names una marca de prestigio a well-known brand ropa de marca designer clothes de marca mayor [familiar/colloquial] terrible [familiar/colloquial] me llevé un susto de marca mayor I got one hell of a fright o/or a terrible fright
- 3 [Deporte/Sport] record superar or batir or mejorar una marca to break a record establecer una marca mundial to set a world record mi mejor marca de la temporada my best time ( o/or height etc) of the season
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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.