speerpunt

English translation: the focal point

03:17 Aug 18, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: speerpunt
nu moet het passen in het speerpunt van de omroep
Frank Hesse
Australia
Local time: 12:16
English translation:the focal point
Explanation:
Spearhead is OK as a verb.
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jarry (X)
South Africa
Local time: 03:16
Grading comment
thank you Jarry
Frank
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Summary of answers provided
napolicy / focus
Alexander Schleber
nathe focal point
jarry (X)
naSpearhead
Dave Greatrix
naleading / driving element
Davorka Grgic


  

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13 mins
leading / driving element


Explanation:


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    Van Dale
Davorka Grgic
Local time: 02:16
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 254
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15 mins
Spearhead


Explanation:
Spearhead is used in the context of a campaign, eg. he was spearheading a campaign. He was at the fore front.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:16
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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35 mins
the focal point


Explanation:
Spearhead is OK as a verb.

jarry (X)
South Africa
Local time: 03:16
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3855
Grading comment
thank you Jarry
Frank
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2 hrs
policy / focus


Explanation:
Jarry's "the focal point" is very good.
"policy" is another possibilmity, and "focus" would be a little more general than focal point.

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    VanDale
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 02:16
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 826
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