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10:43 Feb 12, 2009
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French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Finance (general) / list of securities
French term or phrase: Etuis
Si la Banque en a convenance, elle pourra faire apparaitre sur le relevé de compte-titres toute autre valeur ou bien mobilier (or, titres de créances négociables, parts de S.C.I., Etuis) dêposé par le client...
John Farebrother
United Kingdom

Summary of answers provided
3 +1portfolios

Discussion entries: 1



27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1

* A wild guess in a dodgy field for me!

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neutral  Charles Hawtrey: Attractive idea - but I can't find any reference! I found many hundreds for the literal translation of "étui" but none for 'portfolio' or any other metaphorical meaning. What a shame! // When there is any to stuff anywhere!
1 hr
  -> Thanks for trying, Chas. Portefeuille is not far from étui! Where you stuff your dosh!!

agree  Jenn Mercer: The most common meaning that I could find was "case" but it does not match this context anywhere near as well as "portfolio" does.
3 hrs
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