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Grensgangers

English translation: Cross-border commuters

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Dutch term or phrase:Grensgangers
English translation:Cross-border commuters
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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13:17 Sep 25, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: Grensgangers
This is a heading in a proposal for group health insurance. The paragraph relating to the heading reads as follows:
"Voor verzekerden die in NL woonachtig zijn op een afstand van maximaal 40 km van de grens met Belgie of Duitsland is de verzekering eveneens van kracht in dat deel van Belgie of Duitsland dat ligt binnen een straal van maximaal 40 km gerekend vanuit de dichtsbijzijnde grensovergang bij de woonplaats van de verzekerde."
Over to you!
xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 21:35
Cross-border commuters
Explanation:
I prefer 'cross-border commuters', a
term used in the same context at a.o. :
www.unibasel.ch/wsnwch/arbeite/arbeite.html
Selected response from:

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 20:35
Grading comment
Many thanks for this very good solution.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naCross-border commuters
Evert DELOOF-SYS
na[regular] commuter across the border
Lucy Simpson
naborder proximity residentsElisabeth Koudys


  

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5 hrs
border proximity residents


Explanation:
I cannot think of one specific english word for this.

Elisabeth Koudys
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13 hrs
[regular] commuter across the border


Explanation:
The term is synonymous with grensarbeider (Van Dale monolingual), and comes from the German 'Grenzgaenger'.


    Van Dale Groot Woordenboek der Nederlandse Taal
    Oxford Duden German Dictionary
Lucy Simpson
Local time: 19:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 117
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16 hrs
Cross-border commuters


Explanation:
I prefer 'cross-border commuters', a
term used in the same context at a.o. :
www.unibasel.ch/wsnwch/arbeite/arbeite.html


Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 20:35
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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Many thanks for this very good solution.
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