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13:52 Jan 13, 2008
Polish to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Economics / employment
Polish term or phrase:w swojej istocie
I have a slight problem to translate the following sentence: "Konstrukcja prawna zatrudnienia w przepisach państw europejskich jest w swojej istocie podobna. " How would we translate w swojej istocie. As in essence is silimar, or in its essence is similiar, or has similar nature. I have tried all option and ended up wondering what translation will express the meaning of this sentence.
After pouring through all the paperwork for a couple of milleniums, itp. itd.
Kim Hamilton Local time: 22:23 Native speaker of: Polish, English
Notes to answerer
Asker: De facto will be the equivalent of indeed and in this sentence it means that some things are similar in its essence, structure and I have a feeling your proposition doenst actually suggest this. However its only the feeling