skinbegrundelse

20:55 Nov 5, 2019
Danish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Danish term or phrase: skinbegrundelse
Hun tror at begrundelse er en skinbegrundelse og dækker over at.....
stephen mewes
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:16


Summary of answers provided
4 +1pretext
Thomas T. Frost
4 +1sham reason
Michele Fauble
4false ground
Helen Johnson


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
pretext


Explanation:
The prefix 'skin-' means 'not what it seems to be' (cf. the Ordnet article below). 'Begrundelse' is easy enough: reason. 'Pretext' sums it up pretty neatly: 'A reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.' One would normally say 'påskud' in Danish. 'Skinbegrundelse' is quite unusual.


    https://ordnet.dk/ddo/ordbog?query=skin-
Thomas T. Frost
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks. I found 'unsubstantiated justification' elsewhere.

Asker: Thanks. I found 'unsubstantiated justification' elsewhere.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Diarmuid Kennan
2 days 14 hrs
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42 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
sham reason


Explanation:
A ‘sham reason’ or ‘sham justification’, depending on further context.

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https://books.google.com › books
California. Supreme Court. Records and Briefs: S030850, ...
California (State). - Law
... the trial court failed to notice that a sham reason was given.

Decisions and Orders of the National Labor Relations Board
United States. National Labor Relations Board - 1977 - ‎Labor laws and legislation
Here, Respondent advanced an obviously sham reason for the discharge:


Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 04:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 7
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks. I found 'unsubstantiated justification' elsewhere.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adrian MM.
1 hr
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
false ground


Explanation:
False accusations/allegations, etc.

Helen Johnson
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:16
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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