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English translation: waste from electronics

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23:57 Mar 5, 2001
Danish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Danish term or phrase: elektronikaffald
Vurdering af et konkret anlæg til håndtering af elektronikaffald i forhold til lovgivning, miljø og øknomi
Hanne Dahl
English translation:waste from electronics
Explanation:
This may not be ideal, but English does not allow for compound nouns, at least not very often. Thus a translation of this kind, explaining the term, is probably the most precise solution.
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Benjamin Halbe
Local time: 18:12
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Summary of answers provided
naelectronic garbagexxxHenri
naelectronic dissipationFuad Yahya
naEvaluation of a concrete proposal for the handling of electronic garbage with respect to law, cntd.dorte weber
naElectronic wastexxxlone
nawaste from electronicsBenjamin Halbe


  

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1 hr
waste from electronics


Explanation:
This may not be ideal, but English does not allow for compound nouns, at least not very often. Thus a translation of this kind, explaining the term, is probably the most precise solution.


    native Danish speaker, living in Britain.
Benjamin Halbe
Local time: 18:12
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4 hrs
Electronic waste


Explanation:
This is the most common term. Google has 538000 hits alone.

Danish native living in Canada for 25 years.


    Google - English hits
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 13:12
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 763
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6 hrs
Evaluation of a concrete proposal for the handling of electronic garbage with respect to law, cntd.


Explanation:
environment, and economy.
There is a typo in the word "økonomi" in the original.



dorte weber
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21 hrs
electronic dissipation


Explanation:
A more extensive context would be very helpful to us in suggesting the most accurate English rendering. For now, try:

electronic dissipation

electronic degeneration

electronic deterioration

electronic waste

etc., etc., etc.


Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day 7 hrs
electronic garbage


Explanation:
please note that this translation can be found in:


    Dansk-Engelsk / Engels-Dansk Ordbog
xxxHenri
Local time: 19:12
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