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Dutch term or phrase:vzw
English translation:not-for-profit organization - legal/recognized expert
Entered by: Saskia
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02:31 May 31, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: vzw
erkend deskundige
Saskia
Local time: 12:39
not-for-profit organization - legal/recognized expert
Explanation:
VZW: Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk - not-for-profit organization

Ga bv. naar 'www.google.com en voer 'not-for-profit organization' in.

Erkend deskundige : legal expert - 'erkend' hier in de zin van 'legal'; anders 'recognized' (zoals in 'a recognized authority') enz.

HTH
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 19:39
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Summary of answers provided
na +1not-for-profit organization - legal/recognized expert
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naNon-profit making organisation
Dave Greatrix
nanonprofit organization
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
naN.G.O. or Non-governmental organisationSophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore


Discussion entries: 1





  

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22 mins peer agreement (net): +1
not-for-profit organization - legal/recognized expert


Explanation:
VZW: Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk - not-for-profit organization

Ga bv. naar 'www.google.com en voer 'not-for-profit organization' in.

Erkend deskundige : legal expert - 'erkend' hier in de zin van 'legal'; anders 'recognized' (zoals in 'a recognized authority') enz.

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 19:39
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fred ten Berge
1339 days
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1 hr
nonprofit organization


Explanation:
This is the general term used in the UK...


    Reference: http://dictionary.com
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 8
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34 days
N.G.O. or Non-governmental organisation


Explanation:
Non-governmental organisation. Is a non-profitable organisation. They operate with outside funds.That's how we call them here in Botswana.

Sophie Huysentruyt-Dugmore
Local time: 20:39
Grading comment
this question was graded a long time ago, sorry

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fred ten Berge
1304 days

disagree  writeaway: an N.G.O is not the equivalent of a non-profit organisation in Botswana or anywhere else
1570 days
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Comment: this question was graded a long time ago, sorry

89 days
Non-profit making organisation


Explanation:
I disagree with the previous. This is the term always used in the UK, not non profit organisation. This would imply that there isn't any profit made, which is clearly not the case.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
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Changes made by editors
Oct 22, 2005 - Changes made by Evert DELOOF-SYS:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Jun 26, 2005 - Changes made by writeaway:
LevelPRO » Non-PRO


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