What Does JUNTA Mean?
What Does JUNTA Mean?
Perhaps you have recently seen the word and wondered “what does it mean?”
The word comes from Spanish. The video gives a clear definition and then, through 3 illustrated sentence examples, demonstrates the meaning in various contexts.
Here is a transcript of the video: What Does JUNTA Mean?
The word JUNTA comes from Spanish and means:
an unelected group, usually military officers, that rules a country after taking power by force
British – junta
American – hoonta
The Phoenix rising from its flames and the silhouette of a soldier bearing a rifle was the emblem of the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974.
Note: The Greek Junta was also known as The Regime of the Colonels.
The board game Junta, is a game of bluffing and power, in which players assume the roles of various office holders in the ruling junta.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) halted payments to Myanmar after the military junta seized control in February 2021.
So remember, the word JUNTA usually refers to group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power.
Has this video helped you? LIKE | SHARE | COMMENT NOW!
Build A Powerful English Vocabulary with my FREE course on UDEMY
Go to: http://goodenglish.online
No doubt you will be interested in more words from other languages such as:
What is the Meaning of CORTEGE?
Other examples in the news:
The junta now ruling the country rejects accusations by rights groups that it is responsible for atrocities that the United Nations has said could amount to crimes against humanity.
Thailand’s government, at the time led by a military junta, became very protective of the story, barring unauthorized access to the Wild Boars or their parents.
Source: Seattle Times
During campaigning before national elections in Myanmar last year, Alphabet took down two YouTube channels that it said it were linked to influence operations supporting the party that was formed by the former military junta.
Source: New York Times
Slide 4 – Greek Junta
Slide 6 – IMF Logo
Regarding the use of illustrations and photographs used in this video:
Creative Commons Attribution Licence
Others are allowed to copy, distribute, display, and perform copyrighted work – and derivative works based upon it if they give credit to the creator or source.
Section 107 of the Copyright Act provides the statutory framework for determining whether something is a fair use and identifies certain types of uses—such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research—as examples of activities that may qualify as fair use.
Public domain works are not restricted by copyright and do not require a license or fee to use. Public domain status allows the user unrestricted access and unlimited creativity. These are typically very old works.