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English translation: gradually reduce stock positions

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Dutch term or phrase:afbouwen
English translation:gradually reduce stock positions
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04:31 Jul 11, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: afbouwen
...resulteerde in het bijkopen van AA, BB, CC en DD en het afbouwen van EE.
It's talking about the purchase of shares, so I'm not sure what the best way to translate 'afbouwen' is.
Lucy Simpson
Local time: 16:04
and gradually disposing of our stock positions in EE
Explanation:
or 'gradually reducing our stock positions in EE'
seems to be the best of both worlds (Jarry and Alexander Schleber).

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HTH
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 17:04
Grading comment
That fits the bill perfectly, so thank you to all for your suggestions.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1and gradually disposing of our stock positions in EE
Evert DELOOF-SYS
na +1and gradually disposing of (our interest in) EExxxjarry
nawinding up; liquidation
Sven Petersson
nareduce our position in EE
Alexander Schleber


  

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11 mins
winding up; liquidation


Explanation:
In the context given I would prefer to use "winding up".


    Norstedts and FAR
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 17:04
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 346
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
and gradually disposing of (our interest in) EE


Explanation:
Good luck!

xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 18:04
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3855

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Davorka Grgic: Outstanding.
23 mins
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38 mins
reduce our position in EE


Explanation:
Stock holdings usually are called a "position" on the stock market.


    Kramer's Business English
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 17:04
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 826
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
and gradually disposing of our stock positions in EE


Explanation:
or 'gradually reducing our stock positions in EE'
seems to be the best of both worlds (Jarry and Alexander Schleber).

Enter the above at e.g. www.google.com for numerous references.


HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 17:04
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
Grading comment
That fits the bill perfectly, so thank you to all for your suggestions.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Frank Hesse: gradually reducing our stock positions seems to suit the slow nature of the process better (if that is what it should be
3 hrs
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