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When our mothers are alive and healthy, they do extraordinary things... like the mothers of Plaza de Mayo, who marched in Argentinean plazas, defying the military junta dictatorship and demanding the whereabouts of their abducted children... or the Liberian mothers who faced down civil war armed only with T-shirts and courage.
Liya Kebede

Meaning of "junta" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JUNTA

From Spanish: council, from Latin junctus joined, from jungere to join.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JUNTA

junta  [ˈdʒʊntə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JUNTA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Junta is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JUNTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Junta

Junta may refer to: Governance: ▪ Military-led government: ▪ Military junta ▪ The ruling council of a military dictatorship ▪ Other governance: ▪ Junta ▪ Specific to Spain: ▪ Name of some of the institutions of government of the autonomous communities of Spain or the parliament of the Principality of Asturias ▪ Junta, 1808–1810 ▪ Junta acting as jury in Valladolid debate, 1550s ▪ Argentina in the 1810s: ▪ Primera Junta, 1810 ▪ Junta Grande, 1810s ▪ Chile in the 1810s: ▪ List of Government Juntas of Chile ▪ Greece 1967–1974: ▪ Greek Junta Artistic works: ▪ Junta, an album by Phish ▪ Junta, a board game from West End Games ▪ Junta, a fictional Marvel Comics character Mathematics : ▪ A function which is dependent on only a constant number of its arguments People: ▪ Thomas Junta...

Definition of junta in the English dictionary

The first definition of junta in the dictionary is a group of military officers holding the power in a country, esp after a coup d'état. Other definition of junta is Also called: junto. a small group of men; cabal, faction, or clique. Junta is also a legislative or executive council in some parts of Latin America.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JUNTA


compter
ˈkaʊntə
counter
ˈkaʊntə
discounter
ˈdɪskaʊntə
encounter
ɪnˈkaʊntə
Gunther
ˈɡʊntə
mounter
ˈmaʊntə
recounter
rɪˈkaʊntə
reencounter
ˌriːɪnˈkaʊntə
rencounter
rɛnˈkaʊntə
surmounter
sɜːˈmaʊntə
under-the-counter
ˈʌndəðəˈkaʊntə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JUNTA

junket
junketeer
junketer
junketing
junketter
junkie
junkies
junkiness
junkman
junkmen
junky
junkyard
Juno
Juno effect
Junoesque
Junr
junto
jupati
jupe

WORDS THAT END LIKE JUNTA

anta
Atalanta
eduskunta
Granta
infanta
magenta
manta
marabunta
momenta
pinta
placenta
planta
polenta
quanta
quinta
Santa
secret Santa
Tanta
Vedanta
yenta

Synonyms and antonyms of junta in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «JUNTA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «junta» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of junta

Translation of «junta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JUNTA

Find out the translation of junta to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of junta from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «junta» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

军事政府
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

junta militar
570 millions of speakers

English

junta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सैनिक शासकों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المجلس العسكري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хунта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

junta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্পেইনের রাষ্ট্র্রপরিষৎ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

junte
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Junta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Junta
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

軍事政権
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

군사정부
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Junta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uỷ ban hành chính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆட்சிக்குழு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जेंटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cunta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giunta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

junta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хунта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

juntă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χούντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

junta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

juntan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

juntaen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of junta

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNTA»

The term «junta» is very widely used and occupies the 12.126 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNTA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «junta» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «junta» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about junta

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3 QUOTES WITH «JUNTA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word junta.
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Joseph Crowley
I believe that the United States has a moral obligation to stand up for those citizens of the world who cannot stand up for themselves, and I am proud to have authored the bill signed into law today that continues to put significant pressure on the brutal Burmese military junta.
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Liya Kebede
When our mothers are alive and healthy, they do extraordinary things... like the mothers of Plaza de Mayo, who marched in Argentinean plazas, defying the military junta dictatorship and demanding the whereabouts of their abducted children... or the Liberian mothers who faced down civil war armed only with T-shirts and courage.
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Viggo Mortensen
One of the most effective tools that the Cheney-Bush junta has used to marginalize dissenting or even mildly inquisitive American citizens has been the accusation of being unpatriotic.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JUNTA»

Discover the use of junta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to junta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta
Following his best-selling perpetual war for perpetual peace, gore Vidal returns a with a collection of provocative and alarming essays.
Gore Vidal, 2003
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New Mexico Campgrounds: The Statewide Guide
La Junta Canyon Riverside camping in a forested canyon 4, Location: 22 miles south of Ranchos de Taos Elevation: 9,000 feet Scenery: **** RVs: ** Tents: **** Shade: *** Privacy: *** Facilities: **** Campground Activities: *** Area Activities: ...
‎2004
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Storm over Chile: the Junta under siege
An inside story of the coup in Chile describes the end of the Allende government and death of the president, the terrorist activities of the Junta against the Chilean people, and resistance to the present regime
Samuel Chavkin, 1989
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Documentos de Trabajo Xxiv Reunion Ordinaria de la Junta ...
10. Elección de miembros de la Junta Directiva Se emitió la Resolución 13-02/ XXH1 ROJD para solicitar al Director General proponer al Consejo Superior los siguientes candidatos para la Junta, para que escojan a dos: a. Alan Bojanic ...
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Spanish La Junta de Los Rios: The Institutional ...
He believed the Indians of La Junta successfully resisted the Spanish until the Apaches began to enter the region with frequency.16 Recent times have seen even greater attention focused on the La Junta region. Dissertations and theses ...
Bradley Folsom, 2008
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La Junta de Los Rios: The Life, Death and Resurrection of a ...
The Life, Death and Resurrection of a Ancient Desert Community in the Big Bend Region of Texas Jefferson Morgenthaler. Chapter 2 La Junta de los Rios The native village that Cabeza de Vaca stumbled into may have been the one called  ...
Jefferson Morgenthaler, 2007
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Informe Decimocuarta Reunion Anual de la Junta Directiva
OEA/Ser.L/I IICA/RAJD/Doc.87(14/75)rev. 5 mayo 1975 Original: español INFORME DE LA COMISION ESPECIAL DE LA DECIMOCUARTA REUNION ANUAL DE LA JUNTA DIRECTIVA Reunión Preparatoria de la Decimocuarta Reunión ...
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The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science
Consejo; junta. II Organo formado por varias personas con amplia autoridad para gobernar una organización o empresa. Sus miembros, comúnmente llamados consejeros o miembros de la junta pueden elegirse, nombrarse o seleccionarse  ...
Heartsill Young, Terry Belanger, 1983
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Informe Decimoseptima Reunion Anual de la Junta Directiva ...
Dicha metodología deberá ser revisada por la Comisión Especial y aplicarse a un número limitado de proyectos, informando a la próxima Reunión Anual de la Junta Directiva sobre los resultados obtenidos. 4. Solicitar al Director General que ...
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The Encyclopedia of the Spanish-American and ...
Depiction of a meeting of the leaders of the Cuban Junta in New York City. The junta was established in 1895 to work for Cuban independence from Spain. ( Bettmann/Corbis) Cuban insurgents in the field, circa 1898. (Ralph D. Paine,.
Spencer Tucker, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JUNTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term junta is used in the context of the following news items.
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Santa Fe All-Stars win state - La Junta Tribune-Democrat
The Santa Fe All-Stars won the Babe Ruth 12u State Tournament Sunday at Veterans Field. Players in no particular order are Kailene Black, ... «La Junta Tribune Democrat, Jul 15»
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Tennessee gunman had unremarkable past; 5th victim dies - News …
LA Junta Tribune - La Junta, CO · classifieds · jobs · cars · homes ... North La Junta community meeting ... 2015 National Little Britches Finals ... «La Junta Tribune Democrat, Jul 15»
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North La Junta community meeting - La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Marilyn Claycomb was worried about the standing water situation in North La Junta, which has been around since May and doesn't show many ... «La Junta Tribune Democrat, Jul 15»
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Senior News Analyst Slams 'Leftist Junta' on Media - Inside Israel …
Senior News Analyst Slams 'Leftist Junta' on Israeli Media. Senior Channel 2 military commentator under fire for defending IDF, justifying secret ... «Arutz Sheva, Jul 15»
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Junta de Castilla La Mancha Using Spot Gen3 to Aid Spain's Forest …
[Via Satellite 07-17-2015] Junta de Castilla La Mancha, the administrative authority that oversees forest and wildfire management for Castilla ... «Satellite Today, Jul 15»
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Thai court rebuffs junta's ban of Red Shirt TV network
A Thai court has rebuffed a state agency's decision to take an anti-junta TV network off the air, authorizing it to resume broadcasting pending a ... «Journal of Turkish Weekly, Jul 15»
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La Junta man arrested on burglary charges
A La Junta man was arrested on burglary charges Thursday. Michael Zamora, 29, of La Junta, was arrested Thursday, July 16, for second ... «La Junta Tribune Democrat, Jul 15»
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Agrinos anuncia a dos miembros de su junta directiva
"Agrinos se siente extremadamente privilegiada de dar la bienvenida a estos dos grandes talentos a su junta directiva", dijo el doctor D. Ry ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Pheu Thai Watana vents anger at junta for overseas travel ban
Travelling is the birth right of every individual, said the former minister who then questioned the junta whether they were ever taught about ... «ThaiVisa News, Jul 15»
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Report: Thai junta again targeting journalists
Thai authorities have taken to quizzing media looking to work in the kingdom, seeking positive views on the country's military junta before it ... «Anadolu Agency, Jul 15»

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