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06:19 Jul 13, 2002
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: brown goods
As suggested brown goods have been moved back into the electrical department.
The debate on featuring Produce continues. Продолжение "ужасного" текста.Не опечатка ли это вновь? Контекста нет, одни тезисы.
rapid
Russian Federation
Local time: 19:29
Russian translation:электроника
Explanation:
Brown goods – electronics goods (such as computers, televisions, fax machines, and audio equipment).



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Note added at 2002-07-13 06:29:53 (GMT)
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Точнее, наверное, не электроника - а бытовая электроника
А вот объяснение

Brown Goods
Electrical goods such as TVs, videos, stereo systems etc, used for home entertainment. So called because they were originally cased in bakelite, a brown plastic.

http://www.cim.co.uk/cim/ser/html/infQuiGlo.cfm?letter=B

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IgorD
Russian Federation
Local time: 19:29
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Большое спасибо, Игорь. В самую точку. То, что надо.
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4 +3электроника
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электроника


Explanation:
Brown goods – electronics goods (such as computers, televisions, fax machines, and audio equipment).



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Note added at 2002-07-13 06:29:53 (GMT)
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Точнее, наверное, не электроника - а бытовая электроника
А вот объяснение

Brown Goods
Electrical goods such as TVs, videos, stereo systems etc, used for home entertainment. So called because they were originally cased in bakelite, a brown plastic.

http://www.cim.co.uk/cim/ser/html/infQuiGlo.cfm?letter=B



IgorD
Russian Federation
Local time: 19:29
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 221
Grading comment
Большое спасибо, Игорь. В самую точку. То, что надо.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Maksimova: http://www.marketingist.narod.ru/dict/020.htm brown goods: “коричневые товары”. Такие виды аудио -, видеоаппаратуры и бытовой электроники, как телевизоры, радиоприемники и стереосистемы....
12 mins
  -> Спасибо!

agree  Milana_R: specific to the UK. And yes, usually it's home electronics
22 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Сергей Лузан
48 mins
  -> Спасибо, Сергей!
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