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Spanish translation: ALF (Assisted Living Facility)

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English term or phrase:ALF
Spanish translation:ALF (Assisted Living Facility)
Entered by: Julia Martínez
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12:34 Aug 31, 2006
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Human Resources / sexual harassment and discrimination
English term or phrase: ALF
I'm translating a surver carried out in the United States regarding the regulations and resources each state has in order to prevent and/or correct sexual harassment and discrimination. When I got the section about North Dakota, I found the following sentence:


The statute expressly prohibits the department and an ALF from awarding compensatory or punitive damages.

Does anybody know what ALF means?
Thanks in advance!
Julia Martínez
Argentina
Local time: 16:30
ALF (Assisted Living Facility)
Explanation:
Tiene razón Steve (y se merece los puntos). La frase tiene que ver con el peculiar universo leguleyo estadounidense. Allí, si alguien que viene a visitarte se resbala en tu casa, puede demandarte por daños (por eso todo el mundo tiene seguro para eso). Entiendo que lo que quiere decir es que, si te pasa algo en un ALF, a llorar al cottolengo...
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nimrodtran
Spain
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¡Gracias! Finalmente, y después de preguntarle al cliente, optamos por dejar la sigla ALF porque era un documento dirigido a latinoamericanos que viven en EE.UU. y supusieron que lo iban a entender. ¡Gracias a los dos!
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ALF (Assisted Living Facility)


Explanation:
Tiene razón Steve (y se merece los puntos). La frase tiene que ver con el peculiar universo leguleyo estadounidense. Allí, si alguien que viene a visitarte se resbala en tu casa, puede demandarte por daños (por eso todo el mundo tiene seguro para eso). Entiendo que lo que quiere decir es que, si te pasa algo en un ALF, a llorar al cottolengo...

nimrodtran
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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¡Gracias! Finalmente, y después de preguntarle al cliente, optamos por dejar la sigla ALF porque era un documento dirigido a latinoamericanos que viven en EE.UU. y supusieron que lo iban a entender. ¡Gracias a los dos!
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