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English translation: call in, retain the services of, engage

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Dutch term or phrase:inschakelen
English translation:call in, retain the services of, engage
Entered by: Cynthia Brals-Rud
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07:17 Mar 20, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Dutch term or phrase: inschakelen
In the sentence:

...waarin u onze goedkeuring vraagt voor het inschakelen van xxx als adviseur van...

Thanks!
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 03:45
engage
Explanation:
misschien nog beter
in which you ask for our approval for engaging the services of xxx as consultant/advisor for/to
engage: arrange to employ or hire someone
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Titia Dijkstra
Local time: 03:45
Grading comment
thanks! I finally used retain the services of
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Summary of answers provided
nahire
Davorka Grgic
na...to engage (the services of) xxxx as consultant/advisor
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naengageTitia Dijkstra
nato call inRenate Bos


  

Answers


9 mins
to call in


Explanation:
een adviesbureau/advocaat inschakelen: to call in a lawyer, consultancy bureau


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Renate Bos
Local time: 03:45
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15 mins
engage


Explanation:
misschien nog beter
in which you ask for our approval for engaging the services of xxx as consultant/advisor for/to
engage: arrange to employ or hire someone


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Titia Dijkstra
Local time: 03:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 84
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thanks! I finally used retain the services of
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44 mins
...to engage (the services of) xxxx as consultant/advisor


Explanation:
Good, better, best :)

- You call in the help of e.g. the police;
- You engage e.g. lowest gear;
- You mobilize e.g. one's connections

and

- You enlist (the services of) a firm of consultants;

Hence, ...in which you ask for the approval to enlist (the services of) xxxx as consultant ('advisor' when a 'raadsman' is concerned).


Ref.: Wolters' Woordenboek Nederlands-Engels

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 03:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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47 mins
hire


Explanation:
Another option that suits your context.

Good luck.

Davorka


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Davorka Grgic
Local time: 03:45
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
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