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English translation: production

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10:45 Jul 25, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Science - Mining & Minerals / Gems / mineralogy
Italian term or phrase: cavato
si crede che siano miniere quelle scavate in sotterraneo, e cave i cantieri in cui si lavora a cielo aperto, mentre la distinzione viene appunto fatta solo in base al "cavato", cioè in base al suo valore economico.
Carlotta Mello
Italy
Local time: 09:10
English translation:production
Explanation:
Perhaps a play on words. Since cavato means "carved out" (of the earth) and ricavato means revenue.
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John Walsh
Italy
Local time: 09:10
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Thank you very much. Very useful!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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production


Explanation:
Perhaps a play on words. Since cavato means "carved out" (of the earth) and ricavato means revenue.

John Walsh
Italy
Local time: 09:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thank you very much. Very useful!
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