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20:36 Aug 2, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs / Birth Certificate
French term or phrase: p. i.
This abbreviation follows the name of the official who has signed a birth certificate:
"La directrice de l'etat civil p. i."
and is followed by the actual signature.

Does anyone know what this abbreviation stands for?
Thanks
xxxroseh
Local time: 18:20
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3 +4par intérim
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
par intérim


Explanation:
directrice/responsable intérimaire.
Very likely so.

Le ministre par intérim de Consommation et Corporations Canada faisait le ...
strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inippd-dppi.nsf/fr/ip01397f.html - 14k - En cache - Pages similaires

Direction de la politique de la propriété intellectuelle ...
... directeur général par intérim, Direction générale de la régie de ... en revue les défis que pose la gestion de la PI pour les organismes de recherche ...
strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inippd-dppi.nsf/fr/ip00015f.html

pi : par intérim. Les numéros d’étage sont indiqués uniquement lorsque. les unités sont localisées dans l’édifice Marie-Guyart. Estrie. Diane Lamothe ...
www.mels.gouv.qc.ca/ADMINIST/organigr.pdf

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Note added at 30 mins (2006-08-02 21:06:50 GMT)
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P.S. If you want the English equivalent, that would be:
So and So, ACTING director
Or
Director ad interim (for the Latin dose)

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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christiane Lalonde
2 mins
  -> Thanks.

agree  Florence B: Indeed but I think that the asker wants the English equivalent
16 mins
  -> Thank you, Oddie! In that case, roseh, ACTING director could do the trick.

agree  Flo Demolis
35 mins
  -> Merci :-)

agree  nicole gelister: I think the english equivalent may be 'pp' Nicoel
41 mins
  -> Thanks Nicole.
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