"Not present, Do not"

17:45 Aug 27, 2020
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Medical: Instruments
English term or phrase: "Not present, Do not"
Il s'agit de l'intitulé anglais d'un symbole de la CEI noté "IEC 80416-1, 7.9". Ce symbole est constitué d'un carré/rectangle blanc barré sur toute sa hauteur de deux traits transversaux formant un grand X ... Je remercie d'avance vos réponses.
Gilles de Larminat
Local time: 23:57

Summary of answers provided
4 -1"en l'absence de xxx, ne pas"
Marielle Akamatsu

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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
"not present, do not"
"en l'absence de xxx, ne pas"

ou bien : "n'est (ne sont) pas présent(s), ne pas"
cf. par ex.
p.69 dans https://www.physio-control.com/uploadedfiles/countries/canad...
p.70 dans https://www.physio-control.com/uploadedfiles/countries/franc...

Marielle Akamatsu
Local time: 23:57
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 40

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Tony M: I can't agree with your headword answer: I believe these 2 expressions are unconnected, thus it is not 'if X is not present, do not Y' Your second solution, however, is correct.
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