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gelegenheitstheoretisch

English translation: situational

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10:51 Mar 14, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
German term or phrase: gelegenheitstheoretisch
Same context as the previous question: "Die kleinräumige Datenaufbereitung basiert auf klassischen sozialökologischen und gelegenheitstheoretichen (situativen) Ansätzen, in denen vor allem die Struktur der bebauten Umwelt, die räumliche Organisationsfähigkeit einschließlich der sozialen Kontrollmechanismen im Mittelpunkt stehen."
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Local time: 03:59
English translation:situational
Explanation:
Comes from such terms as "situational ethics," whereby there are no absolutes. Instead the situation dictates in each case what the proper action or response should be.
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Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 19:59
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Sounds convincing - thank you!
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situational


Explanation:
Comes from such terms as "situational ethics," whereby there are no absolutes. Instead the situation dictates in each case what the proper action or response should be.

Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 19:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5861
Grading comment
Sounds convincing - thank you!

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