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Отдел ЗАГС Комитета по управлению органами ЗАГС Правительства области

English translation: Registry Office Department...

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15:23 Jan 4, 2003
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Russian term or phrase: Отдел ЗАГС Комитета по управлению органами ЗАГС Правительства области
Я перевожу ЗАГС как civil registrar's office, но слоновость всей русской фразы никак не умещается в элегантный английский перевод Помогите пожалуйста!!!
LisaNovos
English translation:Registry Office Department...
Explanation:
Registry Office Department of the Oblast (or Provincial) Government Registries Management Committee

That's the best I can do with it, and I am writing from a UK perspective, where a ЗАГС is a Registry Office - it may be different in the USA.
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Jack Doughty
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Local time: 08:06
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Summary of answers provided
3 +1Registry Office Department...
Jack Doughty
4Registry office of the Civil State Committee/Service affiliated to the Government of the regionxxxVera Fluhr
3Provincial Government Civil Acts Registry Management Committee's Civil Acts Registry OfficeIouri Koudlai


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Registry Office Department...


Explanation:
Registry Office Department of the Oblast (or Provincial) Government Registries Management Committee

That's the best I can do with it, and I am writing from a UK perspective, where a ЗАГС is a Registry Office - it may be different in the USA.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14042
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agree  Oleg Osipov: Office of Vital Statistics (US)...и далее по тексту г-на Даути (Этот Комитет в этой области явно создавался под кого-то, кто срочно нуждался в должности.)
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  -> Vital statistics has also come to mean female body measurements. There is a shapely young blonde in the Asterix cartoons whose name (in the English-language version) is Vitalstatistix.

neutral  oldnick: must admit that Vital stats 2 my foreign ear rings female body measuremnts
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Registry office of the Civil State Committee/Service affiliated to the Government of the region


Explanation:
Ведь гражданское состояние - это Civil State! И по-моему, логично, чтобы Комитет, который в масштабе области этим делом управляет, назывался Civil State Committee/Service

Тем более что это дает возможность построить фразу не тавтогологично.

xxxVera Fluhr
Local time: 09:06
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in FrenchFrench
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Provincial Government Civil Acts Registry Management Committee's Civil Acts Registry Office


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Iouri Koudlai
Canada
Local time: 03:06
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