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unmittelbar

English translation: during the actual journey

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12:58 Jul 21, 2009
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry
German term or phrase: unmittelbar
Die Diagnose ergab eine Fraktur des palatinalen Teils der klinischen Krone an Zahn 15. Diese Fraktur war unmittelbar auf der Resie erfolgt, der stark bewegliche frakturierte Anteil hing noch lose an Gingiva und Knochen.

This is from a medical report accompanying an invoice for an insurance claim. I'm not sure of the correct translation for 'unmittelbar' here. I think it means it only happened on the journey and not afterwards or before but how do I express that?
Shane London
Local time: 05:35
English translation:during the actual journey
Explanation:
during the journey itself
Selected response from:

Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 21:35
Grading comment
Thankyou very much.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +4during the actual journeyColin Rowe
4definitely
Kate McCane
4actually/effectively/de facto
Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
unmittelbar auf der Reise
during the actual journey


Explanation:
during the journey itself

Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 21:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thankyou very much.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Tracey, PhD: yes.
1 min
  -> Thanks!

agree  Dzasmin
9 mins
  -> Danke!

agree  Armorel Young: good way of putting it
1 hr
  -> Thanks!

agree  Susanne Schiewe
19 hrs
  -> Danke!
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
actually/effectively/de facto


Explanation:

...yes, your understanding is correct!!

Harald Moelzer (medical-translator)
Germany
Local time: 21:35
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 53
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
definitely


Explanation:
I would say 'definitely happened during the journey' - unmittelbar to me means that there is no question as to when it happened...

Example sentence(s):
  • definitely happened during the journey
Kate McCane
Germany
Local time: 21:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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