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English translation: (to) expedite

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Dutch term or phrase:benaarstigen
English translation:(to) expedite
Entered by: Jack den Haan
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13:23 Dec 6, 2010
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Dutch term or phrase: benaarstigen
I am assuming that this is a word which is in general use. It appears in the following piece of text, which is not in the form of a sentence: Rechtsvorderingen, hetzij als eisende, hetzij als verwerende partij, worden in naam van de vennootschap door de zaakvoerder benaarstigd of vervolgd volgens dezelfde regels
xxxstephkg
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Local time: 09:06
(to) expedite
Explanation:
The closest English term to my knowledge is 'to expedite'.

Oxford Dictionary of English:

expedite /ʹɛkspɪdʌɪt/
► verb [with obj.] make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly: he promised to expedite economic reforms.
DERIVATIVES
expediter (also expeditor) noun.

ORIGIN
late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘perform quickly’): from Latin expedire extricate (originally by freeing the feet), put in order, from ex- out + pes, ped- foot.
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(to) expedite


Explanation:
The closest English term to my knowledge is 'to expedite'.

Oxford Dictionary of English:

expedite /ʹɛkspɪdʌɪt/
► verb [with obj.] make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly: he promised to expedite economic reforms.
DERIVATIVES
expediter (also expeditor) noun.

ORIGIN
late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘perform quickly’): from Latin expedire extricate (originally by freeing the feet), put in order, from ex- out + pes, ped- foot.

Jack den Haan
Netherlands
Local time: 10:06
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Reference information:
meest gerede partij | Goede raad is goud waard - Advocatenkantoor ...
15 juli 2009 ... Als meest gerede partij wordt van haar verwacht dat zij de procedure benaarstigt, dit wil zeggen alles doet om de voortgang van de procedure ...
www.elfri.be/meest-gerede-partij

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Reference: Grote Van Dale

Reference information:
The verb 'benaarstigen' is certainly not in general use and not even listed in the GVD. I assume it is a verbal form of 'naarstig' (see the excerpt from the GVD below)

naarstig

naar·stig

bijv. naamw.; -er; -st

(1350) naast Mnl. ernstich (ernstig), de begin- n is ontstaan uit de n in de verbogen vorm van het lidw.

eerste editie 1864

1 · ijverig, vlijtig, bep. bij het volbrengen van een taak
synoniem: nijver
een naarstig scholier
naarstig werken

2·(gewestelijk) zorgvuldig, netjes

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