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17:53 Oct 24, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / document about company manufacturing hinges
French term or phrase: Gramme
Here, they are describing the person who founded the company:
'Vers 1950, T.G. jeune ingenieur XXX "Gramme" XXX etait occupe comme acheteur aux ascenseurs J..'
mportal
Local time: 11:11
English translation:Gramme
Explanation:
taking a guess from google...

Depuis des générations, HEMES Gramme forme des ingénieurs industriels polyvalents
http://www.hemes.be/gramme/ingenieur-bac/

L'Association Royale des Ingénieurs Industriels diplômés de l’Institut Supérieur Industriel Gramme, dénommée "Union Gramme", est constituée en a.s.b.l. Son siège social est situé, quai du Condroz, 29 à 4031 Angleur (Liège).
http://www.union-gramme.net/site/static.php?op=presentation....

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-10-24 18:08:35 GMT)
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Une école d'Ingénieurs Industriels à Liège porte son nom, l'Institut Supérieur Industriel Gramme [2] (on dit : "il a étudié à Gramme").
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zénobe_Gramme
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juliebarba
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:11
Grading comment
Thanks, juliebarba, although I think that in English you'd need to include the whole name of the institution (as people would not know what exactly 'Gramme' referred to.
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Gramme


Explanation:
taking a guess from google...

Depuis des générations, HEMES Gramme forme des ingénieurs industriels polyvalents
http://www.hemes.be/gramme/ingenieur-bac/

L'Association Royale des Ingénieurs Industriels diplômés de l’Institut Supérieur Industriel Gramme, dénommée "Union Gramme", est constituée en a.s.b.l. Son siège social est situé, quai du Condroz, 29 à 4031 Angleur (Liège).
http://www.union-gramme.net/site/static.php?op=presentation....

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Note added at 14 mins (2007-10-24 18:08:35 GMT)
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Une école d'Ingénieurs Industriels à Liège porte son nom, l'Institut Supérieur Industriel Gramme [2] (on dit : "il a étudié à Gramme").
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zénobe_Gramme

juliebarba
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:11
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 166
Grading comment
Thanks, juliebarba, although I think that in English you'd need to include the whole name of the institution (as people would not know what exactly 'Gramme' referred to.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charles Hawtrey: The sentence makes it likely that 'Gramme' is a school - that way of expressing it is common with Ingé. X, Mines, etc.
15 hrs
  -> thanks. Perhaps 'young Gramme educated engineer' would be good too
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