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aegis

Pronunciation: /ˈiːdʒəs; ˈiːdʒɪs/
, (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) egis

Translation of aegis in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • under the aegis of sth/sb [formal] bajo los auspicios de algo/algn [formal]
    Example sentences
    • As a quasi-governmental organization, it enjoys protection under the aegis of HM Government.
    • These facilities are hidden in various ways, frequently coming under the aegis of innocuous organizations.
    • That piece of evidence is the document produced under the aegis of the UN Security Council.

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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.