in confidence to

French translation: A l'attention confidentielle de M. XX

15:43 Jan 29, 2002
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: in confidence to
In confidence to Mr X
I examined you and advised you that...

In a medical certificate.
What is the exact French expression ?
French translation:A l'attention confidentielle de M. XX
Explanation:
This is the usual formula used in France in medical corespondence.
Please also note that the only correct gramatical abreviation in french for " Monsieur" is M. and not Mr (as everybody use to write)
Hope this will help
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Thierry LOTTE
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Confidentiel...
ohlala (X)
5en français vous ne devez pas écrire : à l'attention confidentielle...c'est incorrect !
ohlala (X)
4 +1A l'attention confidentielle de M. XX
Thierry LOTTE
4concerne personnellement M. Untel
Nerzh
4confidentiel
DPolice


  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Confidentiel...


Explanation:
je vous ai examiné et je peux vous aviser...

ohlala (X)
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agree  Claudia Iglesias
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confidentiel


Explanation:
Après vous avoir examiné, je voous ai averti que

to advise sb that = prévenir, avertir ququ que...


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concerne personnellement M. Untel


Explanation:
je vous ai examiné....

Nerzh
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A l'attention confidentielle de M. XX


Explanation:
This is the usual formula used in France in medical corespondence.
Please also note that the only correct gramatical abreviation in french for " Monsieur" is M. and not Mr (as everybody use to write)
Hope this will help

Thierry LOTTE
Local time: 09:19
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 435

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agree  Isabelle Louis: me semble parfait
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en français vous ne devez pas écrire : à l'attention confidentielle...c'est incorrect !


Explanation:
Vous devez écrire :

A l'attention de M.X
Condidentiel sur l'enveloppe
" " en haut de la page(comme un sceau !

ohlala (X)
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PRO pts in pair: 247
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