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|Dutch to English translations [PRO]|
Law/Patents / Litigation
|Dutch term or phrase: voorgezeten|
|This sentence is part of an appeal case, and more specifically of the appellants' statements to the court.|
"Aan het eind van de bestreden overweging overweegt (sic) de Rechtbank nog dat het in redelijkheid niet vol te houden is dat X er alert op had moeten zijn dat BIJ Y WERKELIJK DE WENS ZOU HEBBEN VOORGEZETEN door middel van de standaardvermelding de voorwaarden van de in xx 1997 tussen partijen gesloten onderhoudsovereenkomst te verwerpen".
The passage in caps has me baffled. Any suggestions?
Although I was inclined to agree with my esteemed collegues who actually indicated as much, I checked the source, which in this case is the good old 'Dikke Van Dale':
chairmanship; beoogd, ten doel gesteld zijn: *wat heeft daarbij voorgezeten?* wat was de bedoeling. Whereupon my mean, menopausal but still monumental brain, operating under the dominant desire to be right just the one time, produced just the right words.
Awaiting your final judgment in your capacity as questioner,
... one with the desire of all other men. He is reaching to the limit of his capacity,and the pile of stones is the tangible manifestation of his dominant desire. ...
www.wisdomworld.org/setting/desire.html - 9k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's
Britannica India: Today in History
... World War II ends in Europe May 8, 1945. The dominant desire of the Germans in March 1945, both troops and civilians, was to see the British and American armies ...
www.britannicaindia.com/todayinhis.asp - 17k - 08 May 2002
... The parent at rest with his child has a dominant desire, which is this: what I am and what I value, I here pass on. Reflect on these things, and you will see ...
home.earthlink.net/~sleepwalker67/continuity.html - 10k
... as great an outlet for it as anyone who has ever lived . . . Make it your dominant desire, magnetise your mind with it, and you will draw to you everything you ...
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Local time: 17:56
|Thank you Marijke, for this excellent solution. Some of the other answers, too, particularly David's and Yes's, helped me understand the passage in question. Thank you all for your help. KudoZ has proved its usefulness once more! |
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"but when you have really forgotten". Just a guess, really
1 hr confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
had in mind
aimed at; intended
Another word for "voorgezeten" can be "beogen".
Is this possible in the context?
Local time: 18:56
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 183
1 hr confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
actually had intended (wished)
The phrase is used in a similar context below. The above seems to make sense.
[PDF] NJ 1987/322
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... afzonderlijk te regelen, ook niet als daarbij de bedoeling zou hebben voorgezeten derden niet reeds bij lezing van de enkele kredietovereenkomst wijzer te ...
Local time: 16:56
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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