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unidad de fomento

English translation: U.F. for short

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Spanish term or phrase:unidad de fomento
English translation:U.F. for short
Entered by: Paul Stevens
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18:23 Dec 27, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents / Es una traducción de una ley chilena
Spanish term or phrase: unidad de fomento
"el interesado deberá acompañar boleta bancaria de garantía o vale vista por una suma equivalente a cien unidades de fomento."
Roxana Cortijo
Local time: 07:08
U.F.
Explanation:
Unidad de Fomento is a Chilean unit of currency linked to the dollar. It is totally different from the Chilean Peso.

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Note added at 2002-12-27 18:34:30 (GMT)
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It is also not regularly used in normal day-to-day activity, but is often linked to major institutional activities.

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Note added at 2002-12-27 22:04:47 (GMT) Post-grading
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For example, Chilean insurance on large firm is often placed in U.F.
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Paul Stevens
Local time: 11:08
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U.F.


Explanation:
Unidad de Fomento is a Chilean unit of currency linked to the dollar. It is totally different from the Chilean Peso.

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Note added at 2002-12-27 18:34:30 (GMT)
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It is also not regularly used in normal day-to-day activity, but is often linked to major institutional activities.

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Note added at 2002-12-27 22:04:47 (GMT) Post-grading
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For example, Chilean insurance on large firm is often placed in U.F.

Paul Stevens
Local time: 11:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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