Er kan terecht gesproken worden over een explosieve groei

English translation: To all intents and purposes, growth has been explosive.

07:58 Sep 16, 2000
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Dutch term or phrase: Er kan terecht gesproken worden over een explosieve groei
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Nathalya
Belgium
Local time: 22:21
English translation:To all intents and purposes, growth has been explosive.
Explanation:
I would like to make the same reservation as Marijke. A more idiomatic translation may well be possible is the phrase is part of a sentence.
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jarry (X)
South Africa
Local time: 23:21
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Ken Cox
naTo all intents and purposes, growth has been explosive.
jarry (X)
naIt would be justifiable to say that we are dealing with an explosive growth
Marijke Singer


  

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21 mins
It would be justifiable to say that we are dealing with an explosive growth


Explanation:
Without further context this is how I would translate it.

Marijke Singer
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:21
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32 mins
To all intents and purposes, growth has been explosive.


Explanation:
I would like to make the same reservation as Marijke. A more idiomatic translation may well be possible is the phrase is part of a sentence.

jarry (X)
South Africa
Local time: 23:21
Native speaker of: English
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1 hr
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Explanation:
What Marijke offers is fine, but you could say it more concisely: We can justifiably speak of a explosive growth... (or: It is justifiable to speak of explosive growth...)

(I don't always agree with Word's utter rejection of the passive voice, but in general passive is used in Dutch a lot more than in English)

Ken Cox
Local time: 22:21
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