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English term or phrase:patchily distributed
French translation:distribué de façon non homogène (ou) dont la distribution est non homogène (ou) avec une distribution non homogène
Entered by: Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
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12:48 Oct 22, 2007
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English to French translations [PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / Scientif study on lizards
English term or phrase: patchily distributed
On the other hand, species with precise habitat requirements will be localised and ///patchily distributed///—for example, Nannoscincus manautei is confined to closed forest and will be absent from large parts of the massif.

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Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 15:16
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2réparties de manières inégales
Diane de Cicco
4 +1distribuées par zones clairseméescolette siorat
4à distribution fragmentéeTristan Guillosson
4réparties par zones
François Begon


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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
réparties de manières inégales


Explanation:
pas uniformément

Diane de Cicco
France
Local time: 06:16
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 60

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Isabelle Berquin: Oui, ou peut-etre réparties de manière inégale?
2 mins
  -> oui, au singulier, bien sûr, c'est mieux

agree  GILOU
3 mins
  -> Merci

neutral  Emanns Words: Réparties de manièrE (façon) inégalE ou inégalement réparties (ou dispatchées)
17 hrs
  -> Why neutral?
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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
distribuées par zones clairsemées


Explanation:
patchy = claisemé...
on pourrait presque parler de biotopes clairsemés, si le contexte confirme l'idée d'une zone d'habitat spécifique ce qui semble être le cas.

colette siorat
France
Local time: 06:16
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PRO pts in category: 16

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agree  Andrée Goreux
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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
réparties par zones


Explanation:
Traduction litérale

François Begon
France
Local time: 06:16
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PRO pts in category: 86
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9 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
à distribution fragmentée


Explanation:
En zoologie française on utilise beaucoup plus souvent le nom "distribution" que le participe "distribué" (alors que les anglophones font l'inverse)...

On pourrait aussi parle d'une "aire de répartition fragmentée"...


    Reference: http://www.franche-comte.ecologie.gouv.fr/plugins/fckeditor/...
    Reference: http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=100346
Tristan Guillosson
Local time: 06:16
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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Oct 23, 2007 - Changes made by Ghyslaine LE NAGARD:
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