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17:57 Oct 25, 2007
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English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Investment / Securities / Market Analysis
English term or phrase: Teflon
xxx Teflon xxx credit markets

C'est le titre d'un paragraphe.
Que signifie Teflon dans ce contexte ?
Comment traduire ?

Merci d'avance pour vos réponses.
xxxMichael H G
Mauritius
Local time: 09:24
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1en béton
Carole Paquis
3non fiableveroperl


Discussion entries: 6





  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
teflon
en béton


Explanation:
Je crois que c'est ce que ça veut dire.

Carole Paquis
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:24
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cristina Serra
11 hrs
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
teflon
non fiable


Explanation:
Des pistes:
not to be trusted; "they called Reagan the teflon president because mud never stuck to him"
Synonyms: slippery, tricky

Teflon currencies: "is particularly surprised how resilient the Turkish lira and the Brazilian real have been to the strong rise in the US bond yield. In their view, the lira should have been weaker than they are and this is why they coined these currencies: ‘Teflon lira and Teflon real’


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Note added at 3 hrs (2007-10-25 21:35:20 GMT)
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Autre occurrence: "The Teflon twins of the moment are... In Hurd's case, he's immune just because... his Teflon protection rests...
http://www.nypost.com/seven/10062006/business/techs_teflon_t...
Invulnérable ici. Carole a sans doute raison.


    Reference: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/347900.html
    Reference: http://elook.org/dictionary/teflon.html
veroperl
Greece
Local time: 08:24
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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