alguacil


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alguacil

(alɣwaˈθil) or

alguazil

n
(Law) a Spanish law officer similar to a sheriff or chief constable
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The necessary steps were taken; the Vicar saw the agreement, and took the lady's confession; she confessed everything in full, and he ordered her into the custody of a very worthy alguacil of the court."
"Are there alguacils of the court in Kandy, too," said Sancho at this, "and poets, and seguidillas?
La definicion metodologica de la vulnerabilidad social ha sido ampliamente estudiada (Alguacil, 2006; Arias, 2000; Keestelot, 2008) y apunta, en ultima instancia, a aquellos ambitos espaciales cuyo desarrollo economico se ve restringido, la cohesion social debilitada y en los que se generan altos costes ambientales (OECD, 1998).
And when midfielder Igor Zubeldia went down with an injury, Sociedad coach Imanol Alguacil decided to replace him with the attack-minded Luca Sangalli.
Coaches: Hensley Meulens, Bench Coach (31), Alonzo Powell, Hitting Coach (33), Rick Schu, Assistant Hitting Coach (39), Curt Young, Pitching Coach (43), Jose Alguacil, First-Base Coach (17), Ron Wotus, Third-Base Coach (23), Matt Herges, Bullpen Coach (77), Shawon Dunston, Major League Staff/Replay Analyst (21), Chad Chop, BP Pitcher & Video Replay Analyst (91), Taira Uematsu, Bullpen Catcher (99)
As long as they keep scoring and creating, it will be hard for him to weasel his way into Imanol Alguacil's plans.
"(My goal) was really tough and there were a lot of people in the way, but I managed to hit it well." Earlier, new Real Sociedad coach Imanol Alguacil earned an impressive 2-0 victory at 10-man Real Madrid to leave Los Blancos fifth, 10 points behind their arch-rivals.
Home fans greeted the final whistle with deafening boos after Real Sociedad, in their first game under new coach Imanol Alguacil, won at the Bernabeu for the first time since 2004.
Ruben Pardo then fired in a second to seal a huge win for caretaker Sociedad boss Imanol Alguacil, taking charge after Asier Garitano's sacking on Boxing Day.
Habria vagado casi eternamente y, aunque no hubiera encontrado a nadie, habria aprendido de si y de la Tierra lo suficiente como para que el alguacil no pudiera someterle mas" (22).
(7) Similar results may be found In Lawless (2009), Crino and Epifani (2012) or Alguacil et al.