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English translation: Nutzkraftwagen

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00:35 May 19, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Automotive
German term or phrase: NKW
From an automotive patent: "So können NKW-Fahrer sich in Ruhepausen mit Spielen oder Lernprogrammen ablenken." There's no other context for NKW. I know PKW and LKW, of course, but what's NKW?
Jeb Bishop
Local time: 14:04
English translation:Nutzkraftwagen
Explanation:
Try a google search with +NKW+kraftwagen - it comes up with loads of hits, e.g.

www.dvfg.de/frames/flue/auton.htm

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Note added at 2002-05-19 00:42:43 (GMT)
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www2.tagesspiegel.de/archiv/1997/08/15/m_u_160897.html
www.dermini.de/stamm/bastler/abgasturbolader.htm
www.berlinonline.de/wissen/berliner_zeitung/ archiv/1997/0816/wirtschaft/0095/

Just three more hits as examples

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Note added at 2002-05-19 00:45:56 (GMT)
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Ernst translates this as \"commercial vehicle\".
Selected response from:

Sarah Downing
Local time: 15:04
Grading comment
thanks ... funny that I can't find 'NKW' (the abbreviation) in any of my dictionaries. Ernst doesn't have it, for example. anyway, thanks again. --Jeb
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Nutzkraftwagen


Explanation:
Try a google search with +NKW+kraftwagen - it comes up with loads of hits, e.g.

www.dvfg.de/frames/flue/auton.htm

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Note added at 2002-05-19 00:42:43 (GMT)
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www2.tagesspiegel.de/archiv/1997/08/15/m_u_160897.html
www.dermini.de/stamm/bastler/abgasturbolader.htm
www.berlinonline.de/wissen/berliner_zeitung/ archiv/1997/0816/wirtschaft/0095/

Just three more hits as examples

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Note added at 2002-05-19 00:45:56 (GMT)
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Ernst translates this as \"commercial vehicle\".

Sarah Downing
Local time: 15:04
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thanks ... funny that I can't find 'NKW' (the abbreviation) in any of my dictionaries. Ernst doesn't have it, for example. anyway, thanks again. --Jeb

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Hans-Henning Judek
14 mins
  -> Thank you Hans-Henning

agree  Theo Bose
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Theo
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