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chef de bord

English translation: Ship captain


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10:57 May 16, 2005
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
French term or phrase: chef de bord
used in a resume
vanessa combet
English translation:Ship captain
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Local time: 03:30
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4 +6Ship captain



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Ship captain

I believe

Local time: 03:30
Native speaker of: French
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thanks !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Only if it is a BIG ship; if this were a pleasure boat, we'd probably say 'skipper'
4 mins

agree  Jennifer White: or rather "ship's captain"
33 mins

agree  DocteurPC: I'd go for skipper (Dusty' answer), but we don't have enough context
3 hrs

agree  Catherine Christaki
3 hrs

agree  Can Altinbay: With Jennifer here. You can also use "skipper".
4 hrs

agree  Loubna Benkirane
5 days
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