English to Portuguese Meaning :: sinecure

Sinecure :
sinecura - sinecurasinecurasinecuras
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Noun(1) An office that involves minimal duties

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(1) The problem is, he is demonstrably no intellectual of any great ability (his record attests to that), he is ill-disciplined and looks to the academic sector for a comfortable sinecure .(2) You had to be u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510an exceptionally good judgeu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb - otherwise known as a person with an intense desire to hang on to a sinecure - in order to appreciate them.(3) Unlike the Parliament, the Commission is not elected, but appointed by the member-states, and is frequently used as a sinecure for retired or has-been politicians.(4) A governorship was a lucrative and prestigious position, but it was not a sinecure .(5) One insider linked with the private security business said: u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510All these jobs are a nice sinecure for a cop.u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb(6) His hatred was strong for sinecurists and all other u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510tax-eatersu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb who fed off the high taxation that impoverished the common people.(7) Yet it is not only those who are used to cosy bureaucratic sinecures who would rather gain political legitimacy from those u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510without a voiceu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb than take their chances with the voting public.(8) I find it very amusing that the right wing u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510intellectuals,u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb from their ivory tower think tanks and millionaire supported sinecures at political magazines, have still failed to recognize that.(9) The poorest countries in the rurally protected cartel will be helped out of the mire of previously accepted Socialistic sinecurism .(10) Examples abound of cosy sinecures being parcelled out to those who have served in constitutional posts.(11) The government of San Marino should be advised the Flea stands ready for any offers of citizenship or professorial sinecures .(12) Because they do not want to acknowledge the squalor and the cronyism inherent in the devolution settlement, on which all their well-paid sinecures depend, is the answer.(13) He died a sinecurist and pensioner on the public purse.(14) The 1970s were the apogee of taxpayer-funded sinecurism : by 1980, the state had an army of 7.4 million pensionaries.(15) The crooked secrets of state administration, the sinecurism and corruption ever and again discovered in the bureaus in Washington forbid us to believe in any clear conception of what constitutes good government.(16) The only new hires that diversity initiatives generate are in college administrations, already overloaded with sinecures .
1. easy job ::
trabalho fácil
2. cushy job ::
emprego confortável
3. soft option ::
opção suave
4. picnic ::
5. cinch ::
6. easy money ::
dinheiro fácil
7. free ride ::
passeio livre
8. gravy train ::
trem da alegria
Different Forms
sinecure, sinecures
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