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03:56 Sep 17, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase:in functie van
'Het productieproces wordt georganiseerd in functie van een minimale kritische massa' I would like to knwo how I should translate 'in functie van'.
according to (the principle of)
as a factor of
as a function of
as a result of
in compliance with
in function of
in proportion to
in relation to
in respect of
in terms of
on the basis of
tailor made to your
with the purpose of
within the context of
within the framework of etc.
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Explanation: The production process is organised under minimal critical mass conditions.
xxxjarry South Africa Local time: 16:19 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 3855
Explanation: nopt sure' perhaps 'on the basis of' or 'according to (the principle of)'. I have a sentence to translat: 'In functie van de belangrijkheid van de fourmelting, dient de contractant webepaalde reactietijden to waarborgen.' Just from the context, this could be '... to guarantee ...reaction times according to the importance of the error message' or 'due the importance of the error message(s), the contractor...'. Does anyone else have a suggestion? BTW, this is from a Belgian source, and I suspect that it is Flemish idoim. Van Dale doesn't provide anything that would fit in either context.
Ken Cox Local time: 15:19 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 1385