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absolutna tajnost

strict secrecy

administrativno odrejene cen

government-set prices

akviziter

door-to-door salesman

ambulanta

outpatient clinic

alpinistična oprema

mountain-climbing equipment

amortizacija

depreciation cost

amortizer

shock absorber

angažiranost

commitment

anorganski

inorganic

ansambel

band

aparat

appliance, device

apartma

self-catering accomodation

arhivski postnetek

file footage

armaturna plošča

dashboard

atest

attestation

atomski reaktor

nuclear reactor

atomsko zaklonišče

fallout shelter

avtogram

autograph

avtokamp

campsite

avtomobilski kasko

motor hull, full coverage car insurance

avtoportret

self-portrait

avtosalon

car show

avtostop

hitchhiking

avtošampon

car shampoo

bančni limit

credit line

bankomat

ATM

bankrotirati

go bankrupt

bar

nightclub

baraka

shack

bencin

gasoline, gas

betonska džungla

asphalt jungle

bife

bar

biljon

trillion

bojler

hot water heater, geyser

boks

boxing

camping

campsite

celuloza

pulp

depandansa

annex

deviza

hard currrency

devizni tečaj

foreign currency exchange rate

direkcija

head office

direktiva

directive

direktor

head manager, managing director

dirigent

conductor

dirka na kronometer

race against the clock, time trial

državna himna

national anthem

državna reprezentanca

national team

džins denim

državni organ

state body

ekspertiza

expert analysis

eksponat

exhibit

elektrarna

power plant

električni inštalater

electrician

električni sveder

power drill

elektroenergetski sistem

power grid

elektromagnet

solenoid

elementarna nesreča

natural disaster

emancipacija žensk

women’s liberation

energetski objekt

power station

eventualen problem

possible problem

eventualno

possibly

evergreen glasba

old favourites, oldies goldies

evidenca

record, file

evidenčni karton

file card

famozen

terrific

fakultativen predmet

elective course

fakultativni obisk muzeja

optional museum visit

fantazija

imagination

fen za lase

hair dryer, blow dryer

film

movie, motion picture

filmski kaskader

stuntman

filozofska fakulteta

faculty of arts

fliper

pinball machine

flomaster

felt pen

fluktuacija

employee turnover

formular

form

fotogeničen

picutre-perfect

fotograf

photographer

fotografija

photograph

fotografski aparat

camera

fototermin

photo opportunity

funkcija

office

funkcionar

officer, official

galanterija

wares, dry goods

garnitura orodja

tool kit

gazirana pijača

carbonated beverage

genialen načrt

ingenious plan

grafik

graphic artist

grafika

graphic print

grafoskop

overhead projector

gramofon

record player

harmonika

accordion

hazarder

gambler

hazardna igra

aleatory game

hiperpopulacija

overpopulation

hiperprodukcija nafte

oil overproduction

hipnotizer

hypnotist

hipoteka

mortgage

hospitacije

in-class observation

idejen

conceptual

idejna skica

conceptual outline

idejni projekt

conceptual project, design

ilegala

underground, resistance

ilegalec

underground activist, resistance fighter

ilegalni fond

slush fund

indijanski rezervat

indian reservation

inštalacija

wiring, plumbing

inštruirati

tutor, give private lessons

inštrukcije

private lessons

inštruktor

private teacher, tutor

integralna moka

whole wheat flour

intelektualni humor

brainy humour

intenziven tečaj angleščine

immersion English course

intenzivno naraščanje

rapid growth

interesenti

applicants

interesna skupina

pressure group

interna številka telefona

extention telephone number

invalid

handicapped person, special needs person

invalidnina

disability benefits

invalidski voziček

wheelchair

invalidsko zavarovanje

disability insurance

inventura

inventory, stock-taking

izolacija strehe

roof insulation

izolacijski material

insulation material

jajčni liker

egg liqueur

javni objekt

public facility

kader

personnel, staff

kadrovanje

staffing policy

kartonasta škatla

cardboard box

kartoteka

files, card register

kasatofon

cassette player

kavbojke

blue jeans

kavcija

deposit

keks

cookie, biscuit

kemični svinčnik

ball point pen

kino

cinema, movie theater

kinooperater

projectionist

kiosk

newsstand, kiosk

kisikova bomba

oxygene bottle, cylinder

klima naprava

air conditioning unit

klimatizacija

air conditioning

klimatizirani prostori

air-conditioned premises

klubska mizica

coffee table

komercialist

sales agent, broker

komisija

committee

komplet

set, kit

kondenzator

capacitor

kondicija

physical fitness

konfesionalni vernik

practicing believer

konkretno

in fact, actually

konkurenca

competition

konkurenčna prednost

competitive edge

konkurenčne cene

competitive prices

konkurenčnost

competitiveness

konsignacija

consignment

konstruktor

designer

kontrola hitrosti

speed check

kontrolirati nivo vode

check water level

kontrolirati rezultate

verify the results

kontrolor voznih kart

ticket inspector

konvertibilen trg

hard currency market

konvertibilna valuta

hard currency

konvinska konstrukcija

metal structure

konzerva rib

can of fish, tin of fish

kotlet

pork chop

kovinska galanaterija

matalware

kravata

necktie

krema za čevlje

shoe polish

krema za sončenje

sun block

kriminal

crime/criminal activities

kriminalka

detective film, whodunit, mystery

kristalni luster

cristal chandelier

kritika

criticism, review

kuhinjska galanterija

kitchenware

lektor

foreign lecturer

lektor

lanugage editor

lektorirati prevod

language-edit the translation

madona!

Jesus Christ!, Christ!

magistrska disertacija

Master’s Thesis

meduza

jelly fish

mestna kanalizacija

city sewer system

milijarda

billion

modna revija

fashion show

modni kreator

fashion designer

montaža

assembly

montažna hiša

prefabricated house

motorist motorcyclist

naftalin

moth repellent

naftni proizvod

oil product

narkoman

drug addict

nekvalificirani delavec

unskilled worker

nočni lokal

nighttime bar

nogometni dres

football uniform, soccer uniform

note (gl.)

sheet music

objekt

facility, installation, building

objektiv fotoaparata

camera lens

okupator

invader, conqueror, occupying army

parabolična antena

dish antenna, satellite antenna

parcela zemlje

plot of land

parking

parking lot, parkade

parola

slogan

participacija

contribution

partija šaha

chess game

pasjansa

solitaire

pasta za čevlje

shoe polish

pedagog

educator, teacher

pedagoška fakulteta

faculty of education

perspektiva podkjetja

company prospects

perspektiven nogometaš

promising footballer, promising soccer player

plastična masa

plastic

plastika

sculpture

poln penzion

full room and board

pomarančna marmelada

marmelade

ponderirani glasovi

weighted votes

pozitiven vpliv

favourable influence

dokapitalizacija

recapitalisation

policaj v civilu

plain-clothesman

projektant

developer

provizija

commission

provizoričen

makeshift

racionalizirati

streamline

raketoplan

space shuttle

realizacija

execution, fulfilment, performance, implementation

reakcijski pogon

jet propulsion

reaktivno letalo jet airplane
recept

prescription

redukcija

power cut, blackout

reflektor

spotlight, floodlight

regenerator za lase

hair conditioner

regres

bonus, vacation bonus

reklamacija

complaint, complaaints department

reklamirati

compalin about, advertise,

rekonvalescent

convalescent

rekorden dobiček

record-breaking profit

rekreirati se

exercise, work out

rentabilen

profitable

rentgen

x-ray

rentgenska slika

x-ray image

revakcinacija

booster shot

selektor

head coach

serijska proizvodnja

mass production

sifon

u-bend

simpatičen

nice, amiable, likable

sindikalizem

trade unionism

sindikat

trade union, labour union

sinhronizacija

dubbing, lip-synching

sinhroniziran film

dubbed film, lip-synched film

sklerozen

senile

simpatičen

likable

soliden

dependable, reliable

srčni infarkt

heart attack

stabilizacija

economic recovery

stabilizacija cen

price stabilisation

stabilizacijski ukrepi

economic recovery measures

stanovanjski blok

apartment block

subvencija

subsidy

suspenzorij

athletic supporter

štipendija

scholarship, bursary

taksist

taxi driver

takt

beat

tamponska država

buffer state

tankati

fill up

teleobjektiv

zoom lens

televizijski aparat

TV set

televizijski kanal

television channel

tema

topic, subject

tempo

pace

terensko vozilo

four-wheel drive vehicle

termoakumulacijska peč

electric heater

mleko v tetrapaku

carton of milk

tobogan

slide

totalka

write off

trafika

tobacconist's

trajekt

ferry

transparent

sign, slogan

trener

coach

trening

practice

trenirati nekoga

coach someone

trezor

vault

usnejena galanterija

leatherware

vagon

railway car

varianta

option, alternative

večerna toaleta

evening gown

vegetativno živčevje

autonomic nervous system

ventilator

fan, ventilator

vikend hišica

cottage, holiday home

vodni inštaleter

plumber

vojaški objekt

military installation

zdravniški karton

medical file card

znanstvena fantastika

science fiction

žirija

panel of judges

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