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Plaintiff, in its complaint against Defendants, and DOES 1 through ..

Dutch translation: een x-aantal onbekenden

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English term or phrase:DOES 1 through ..
Dutch translation:een x-aantal onbekenden
Entered by: Antoinette Verburg
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01:25 Sep 11, 2006
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English term or phrase: Plaintiff, in its complaint against Defendants, and DOES 1 through ..
This is an example of a sentence in a summuns, which seems to be used quite regularly in the US. I would like to have suggestions about the meaning of, and how to translate the part "and DOES 1 through ..".
Thank you in advance.
xxxynzethai
Local time: 19:37
een x-aantal onbekenden
Explanation:
Does = mv. van John/Jane Doe

'Net zoals voorheen werden de klachten ingediend tegen "John Doe" en "Jane Doe", de namen die in de V.S. gegeven worden aan onbekenden'
http://www.koengodderis.be/new/nieuws.php?id=1067&tabel=mult...

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Antoinette Verburg
Netherlands
Local time: 14:37
Grading comment
Hartelijk dank. Soms kom je van die dingen tegen die je echt niet verwacht in dit soort stukken. Zo leren we iedere dag weer iets.
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3een x-aantal onbekenden
Antoinette Verburg


  

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Does 1 through X
een x-aantal onbekenden


Explanation:
Does = mv. van John/Jane Doe

'Net zoals voorheen werden de klachten ingediend tegen "John Doe" en "Jane Doe", de namen die in de V.S. gegeven worden aan onbekenden'
http://www.koengodderis.be/new/nieuws.php?id=1067&tabel=mult...



Antoinette Verburg
Netherlands
Local time: 14:37
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Hartelijk dank. Soms kom je van die dingen tegen die je echt niet verwacht in dit soort stukken. Zo leren we iedere dag weer iets.
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Asker: Beste Antoinette. Hartelijk dank voor dit antwoord. Het was de spijker op zijn kop. Dit soort dingen is wat vertalen zo leuk maakt. Groetjes uit Bangkok. Ynze Bakker

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