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07:28 Aug 12, 2004
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Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Human Resources
Portuguese term or phrase: de cinco parcelas, de forma continua ou alternada
Here is the context. I will be posting a second question about the last phrase. Suggestions welcome!

Segundo o Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, o seguro-desemprego é um benefício temporário concedido ao trabalhador desempregado, dispensado sem justa causa. A assistência financeira é concedida em, no máximo, **cinco parcelas, de forma contínua ou alternada,** a cada período aquisitivo de 16 meses
Muriel Vasconcellos
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Summary of answers provided
5paid in five monthly instalments, be they consecutive months or not
Paul Dixon
5in five /installments/payments, either in a continuous or alternating form
Eneide Moreira
5in five payments, desimbursed sequentially or on an alternating schedule
airmailrpl
4in five installments, paid continuously or in an alternate mannerMargarita Palatnik
4of five consecutive or interpolated installmentsAmilcar
4five continuos or alternated installmentsLars Bradley


  

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five continuos or alternated installments


Explanation:
cinco parcelas, de forma contínua ou alternada

five installments in a continuous manner or alternated
five continuos or alternated installments ( i prefer this one)

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Note added at 10 mins (2004-08-12 07:39:03 GMT)
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continuous

sorry! my eyeballs are already twisted.....

Lars Bradley
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in five installments, paid continuously or in an alternate manner


Explanation:
actually, what I would like to say is "five installments, paid monthly or on alternate months" if you can prove that it is a monthly payment...

Margarita Palatnik
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in five payments, desimbursed sequentially or on an alternating schedule


Explanation:
in five payments, desimbursed sequentially or on an alternating schedule

airmailrpl
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in five /installments/payments, either in a continuous or alternating form


Explanation:
MSN Encarta - Dictionary - installment
1. partial repayment: one of a series of sums of money paid at regular intervals to settle a debt

MSN Encarta - Dictionary - payment
3. finance act of paying: the act of paying money, or fact of being paid
Payment will be made at the end of the month.



Eneide Moreira
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of five consecutive or interpolated installments


Explanation:
E.g.

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Note added at 5 hrs 9 mins (2004-08-12 12:38:03 GMT)
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Actually, installments is NO GOOD NO GOOD NO GOOD. Say payments or equiv.

Amilcar
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paid in five monthly instalments, be they consecutive months or not


Explanation:
Sounds like it.

Paul Dixon
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