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Record 1 2010-11-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Railroad Stations
DEF

A minor stopping place without a siding or facilities for handling goods other than passengers' luggage.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gares ferroviaires
DEF

Endroit où s'arrête un convoi pour prendre et déposer les voyageurs.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estaciones de ferrocarril
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Record 2 2005-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
OBS

The rider raises his hands slightly ... flexes his wrists and opens and closes his fingers, squeezing the reins [the rider pushes his shoulder back and his weight down and forward in the saddle.]

French

Domaine(s)
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
OBS

Pour placer le cheval à l'arrêt il faut serrer les rênes entre les doigts [...] On peut élever les mains très lentement en poussant le rein et en redressant le haut du corps.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
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Record 3 2005-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fencing
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
OBS

Rules/refereeing.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Escrime
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
OBS

Règlement/arbitrage.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Esgrima
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
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Record 4 2005-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
CONT

... if the horse stops gradually, preserving forward balance, then the rider decreases his inclination forward just enough to correspond to the diminished speed of the movement.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
CONT

L'arrêt produit une «translation de poids d'avant en arrière»; réciproquement, si l'on reporte sur les hanches le poids qui charge l'avant-main, le cheval ralentit ou s'arrête.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
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Record 5 2005-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
  • Horse Husbandry
OBS

The horse should stand motionless with his weight evenly distributed over all four legs, being straight through his spine. The horse should be attentive and alert....

CONT

The aids ... are discontinued the instant the horse begins to respond. If the horse continues to walk, the aids are reapplied until the horse does come to a complete halt. The horse should not turn to the side as the horse halts.

CONT

The horse has come to [a] halt on the bit and in good balance.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
  • Élevage des chevaux
DEF

Arrêt, en équilibre, du cheval au milieu de sa marche.

CONT

L'arrêt est lui aussi jugé comme quelque chose d'important. Il doit être d'aplomb. En d'autres termes le cheval doit s'arrêter immobile et droit, les membres également placés sous son corps [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
  • Cría de ganado caballar
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Record 6 2001-12-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Military Organization

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organisation militaire

Spanish

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Record 7 1998-12-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Stock Exchange
  • Investment
DEF

On a stock exchange, a halt to trading in the shares of a particular company. Suspension may occur until significant news, such as a takeover bid or a major mineral find, is announced and widely disseminated, or until details of a takeover bid are clarified, or because a company breaks the rules of the listing stock exchange.

OBS

Trading is normally resumed when important corporate news has been disseminated and clarified, or when a listed company has dealt with its infraction of the stock exchange's rules to the satisfaction of the exchange.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Bourse
  • Investissements et placements
DEF

Interruption provisoire des opérations sur les valeurs d'un émetteur, notamment dans le but de permettre la diffusion d'informations nouvelles (par exemple la publication de résultats défavorables) ou l'annonce de faits nouveaux (par exemple une offre publique d'achat ou la découverte de nouveaux gisements) pouvant avoir une incidence sur les négociations ou sur les cours des valeurs en cause.

Spanish

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