electronische snelweg

English translation: internet highway or cyberspace

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Dutch term or phrase:electronische snelweg
English translation:internet highway or cyberspace
Entered by: Dave Greatrix

12:46 Aug 19, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: electronische snelweg
referring to the Internet.. what would be the best British-English translation?
sammi
Local time: 12:38
internet highway or cyberspace
Explanation:
Electronic highway not a term used here in good old Blighty.
Selected response from:

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:38
Grading comment
I'll just use 'cyberspace' then... Thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
na +5electronic highway
Evert DELOOF-SYS
na +1Internet superhighway
Yngve Roennike
nainternet highway or cyberspace
Dave Greatrix
nainternet highway or cyberspace
Dave Greatrix


  

Answers


8 mins peer agreement (net): +5
electronic highway


Explanation:
is what I would use.
About 400.000 hits at www.google.com

'Virtual highway' is more often used in relation to websites of transportation companies


HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 12:38
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson: Perfect!
9 mins

agree  Marijke Mayer: eitje!
46 mins

agree  jarry (X): Spot on
56 mins

agree  Yves Georges
2 hrs

agree  Fuad Yahya
8 hrs
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3 hrs
internet highway or cyberspace


Explanation:
Electronic highway not a term used here in good old Blighty.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:38
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
Grading comment
I'll just use 'cyberspace' then... Thanks
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3 hrs
internet highway or cyberspace


Explanation:
See www.internethighway.com or search Google internet highway.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:38
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Internet superhighway


Explanation:
Isn't that what they call it here in the US?

Yngve Roennike
Local time: 06:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Pierre Drion: That's what we call it in Australia also.
8 hrs
  -> Actually, Information Superhighway, come to think of it. Electronic highway is unidiomatic, IMHO
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