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English translation: nuggets, gems

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French term or phrase:pépites
English translation:nuggets, gems
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
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07:40 Feb 11, 2009
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
French term or phrase: pépite
From a review of an investment company:

"...les pépites, les belles entreprises présentes dans le portefeuille de XXX"

Obviously refers to choice companies in this portfolio, but is there a preferred term in English?
Eutychus
Local time: 17:47
nuggets, gems
Explanation:
I think either of these would work.
Selected response from:

Susan Gastaldi
Local time: 17:47
Grading comment
clearly the obvious is sometimes the best...
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6nuggets, gemsSusan Gastaldi


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
pépite (here)
nuggets, gems


Explanation:
I think either of these would work.

Susan Gastaldi
Local time: 17:47
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
clearly the obvious is sometimes the best...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ellen Kraus
10 mins

agree  CMAPMK
2 hrs

agree  Jean-Louis S.
2 hrs

agree  Carlos Segura
4 hrs

agree  Jenn Mercer
6 hrs

agree  Bianca AH: gems
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Changes made by editors
Jan 20, 2011 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Term askedpépite (here) » pépite
Jan 20, 2011 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/562893">Eutychus's</a> old entry - "pépite (here)" » "nuggets, gems"


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