en vigor
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en vigor(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (legally in operation)
a. in force
La orden ejecutiva del presidente está en vigor desde el viernes.The President's executive order is in force since last Friday.
b. into force
La nueva ley de educación entrará en vigor en septiembre.The new education law will come into force in September.
c. in effect
Las medidas de austeridad del Gobierno aún siguen en vigor.The government's austerity measures are still in effect.
d. into effect
La lideresa del Partido Verde prometió poner en vigor un impuesto ecológico.The leader of the Green Party promised to put into effect an eco-tax.
e.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La normativa del Ayuntamiento sobre vehículos altamente contaminantes entrará en vigor la próxima primavera.The City Council's regulations on highly-polluting vehicles will take effect next spring.
¿Cuándo exactamente entró en vigor la ley?When did the law actually became effective?
2. (not expired)
a. valid
Para entrar al país es necesario estar en posesión de un pasaporte en vigor.To enter the country, you need to be in possession of a valid passport.
b. applicable
Estas son las tarifas en vigor del Servicio Postal para este año.These are the applicable Postal Service fees for this year.
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