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English translation: principles

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05:46 Jul 5, 2007
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Spanish term or phrase: racional
It is the title of a medical seminar on COPD "Intervencion temprana en EPOC - racional y beneficios"What is racional? It appears to be a medical investigation term. Any ideas?
thanks!
Christine
English translation:principles
Explanation:
lit. rationale

principles and advantages
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Dr Sue Levy
Local time: 15:27
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principles


Explanation:
lit. rationale

principles and advantages

Dr Sue Levy
Local time: 15:27
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
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agree  liz askew
1 hr

agree  Jorge Arteaga M.D.: It is an anglicism. The literal translation you provided (rationale) is widely used, more than "principles".
8 hrs
  -> "rationale and advantages" 1350 ghits, "principles and advantages" 39,800 - the meaning is the same
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