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Record 1 2020-07-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Epidemiology
  • Protection of Life
  • Emergency Management
CONT

The town of Lautoka, where Fiji's first coronavirus cases were discovered, has been locked down ...

OBS

confined: The word "confined" does not have this meaning in English. It is used as a synonym of locked down under the influence of the French term "confiné" and should be avoided.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épidémiologie
  • Sécurité des personnes
  • Gestion des urgences

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Epidemiología
  • Protección de las personas
  • Gestión de emergencias
CONT

La mayoría de los edificios en los que [permanecen] confinados son perjudiciales debido a que no cumplen los criterios de salubridad […]

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Record 2 1987-01-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Vocabulary

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire général

Spanish

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