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08:12 Aug 2, 2006
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: ausschreibend
Im Bereich Contracting und Public-Private-Partnership ist XXX als ausschreibendes Büro tätig.

(Die Firma ist im Bereich Bau tätig.)

Suche eine Alternative zu "contracting"
Marketing-Lang.
Germany
Local time: 09:13
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3advertise for bids
Elizabeth Gahbler
4 +1requesting quotationsDC Josephs
3tender officeKieran McCann


Discussion entries: 3





  

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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
advertise for bids


Explanation:
this is one possibility; "inviting tenders" is another...

Elizabeth Gahbler
Germany
Local time: 09:13
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sybille: inviting tenders
8 mins
  -> ... or *inviting bids* ;-)

agree  Steffen Walter: Perhaps also "putting projects out to tender"? (might be a bit long-winded, though)
10 mins
  -> ... sounds like we're putting them out to pasture! (just kidding - there's a break in the bad weather and I'm suddenly feeling giddy!)

agree  Nicole Schnell
58 mins
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
requesting quotations


Explanation:
request for quotations, RFQ and quotation request are all very common, esp. in US govt and industry context.

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Note added at 39 mins (2006-08-02 08:52:27 GMT)
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for example: http://www.doh.gov.ph/pls/rfq.htm

DC Josephs
Local time: 09:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Arthur Jacobson
1 day1 hr
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
ausschreibendes Büro
tender office


Explanation:
a common term though usually, but not exclusively, associated with the public sector. Then again, if this is a private company acting for a public-sector organisation, it might work

Kieran McCann
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:13
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 124
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