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retaliation {noun}

retaliation {noun} (also: rematch, revenge)

A military operation is never an act of retaliation, but must always lead to greater security.

Una acción militar no ha de ser en ningún caso una revancha, sino que siempre debe contribuir a mejorar la seguridad.

retaliation {noun}

  represalias {f pl}

Meanwhile, the United States has agreed not to move to immediate retaliation.

Entre tanto, los Estados Unidos han decidido no optar por represalias inmediatas.

The two peoples are currently trapped in a climate of fear and of obsession with retaliation.

Actualmente, el clima de miedo y de obsesión de represalias embarga a ambos pueblos.

It is, therefore, difficult to understand how someone can commit murder as a form of retaliation.

Por tanto, es difícil comprender cómo alguien puede cometer un asesinato a modo de represalias.

There must be no violence, no bombs and no retaliation.

No se puede permitir que continúen la violencia, las bombas y las represalias.

Our retaliation must be convincing. But even so, it does not give much hope of a positive outcome in the short term.

Nuestras represalias deben ser convincentes, aunque ni siquiera esta solución promete una desenlace feliz a corto plazo.
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New wars will be waged in defence of the principle of retaliation.

Se librarán nuevas guerras en defensa del principio de represalia.

In retaliation (or the law of Equivalence) there is life for you, O you possessors of understanding!

porque en [la ley de] la justa retribución tenéis vida, ¡Oh vosotros dotados de perspicacia!

Sanction for sanction, retaliation for retaliation.

Sanción contra sanción, represalia contra represalia.

In retaliation, criminal proceedings were brought against them on trumped up charges of terrorism.

Como represalia se interpuso un procedimiento penal contra ellos basado en acusaciones ficticias de terrorismo.

Member of the Commission. - The amount of retaliation would be determined by the WTO implementation panel.

miembro de la Comisión. - La cuantía de las sanciones tendrá que decidirla el grupo de expertos en cumplimiento de la OMC.

But potential retaliation could be very significant.

Pero podría ser importante.

Retaliation (or the Law of Equivalence) is prescribed for you.

Se os ha prescrito la justa retribución para los [culpables en] casos de homicidio: el libre como libre, el esclavo como esclavo y la mujer como mujer.

There was also a question about possible forms of retaliation towards third countries in respect of pressures exerted on European companies.

También había una pregunta sobre las posibles formas de represalia hacia terceros países con respecto a la presión ejercida sobre las empresas europeas.

By completely misjudging the situation, action was not taken in time to prevent the inevitable surrender from culminating in retaliation and even mass murder.

Me complace que las cosas vayan cambiando a este respecto, y que en un plazo de 18 meses Bulgaria y Rumanía vayan a unirse a la Unión Europea.

They hold fast to that position despite the fact that a recent meeting of three political leaders was postponed in retaliation for the UN General Assembly resolution.

La inminente ejecución del señor Son Jong Nam y la abundante información que se ha publicado sobre ello – cosa inaudita– y su encarcelamiento son muy significativos.

If we do not get back to international law, it will be very difficult to get away from the maze of violence and retaliation which have erupted in that situation.

Creo que si no volvemos al Derecho y a la legalidad internacional será muy difícil salir del berenjenal de violencia y de retorsión en que se ha metido esa situación.

We are witnessing the clashes of age-old ethnic hatred, stoking never-ending wars of extermination and retaliation, the reasons for which are lost in the mists of time.

Allí se cruzan odios antiguos de etnias en guerras interminables de exterminio y represalia que se pierden en el tiempo.

Why, then, call it ALTHEA, after a mythological woman associated with blood, retaliation and vengeance, and who ends up taking her own life?

¿Por qué llamamos entonces a esta misión ALTHEA, utilizando el nombre de una figura mitológica femenina asociada a sangre, represalia y venganza que termina suicidándose?

As regards the dispute settlement mechanism, I should like to recall that many companies and individual firms are damaged by WTO rulings, for example because of carousel trade retaliation.

Con respecto al sistema de solución de diferencias, quiero recordar que muchas empresas y empresarios individuales se ven perjudicados por decisiones de la OMC, por ejemplo tiovivos.

They hold fast to that position despite the fact that a recent meeting of three political leaders was postponed in retaliation for the UN General Assembly resolution.

Se mantienen firmes en esa posición a pesar de que se aplazara una reunión reciente entre tres líderes políticos en represalia por la resolución de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas.
 

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