collateral damage

08:50 Jul 14, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: collateral damage
Is there a standard equivalent for the term "collateral damage" in French (civilian casualties)?
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naDegats collateraux, degats secondaires
yacine
nadommages auxiliaires
Sylvie Addison-Lefebvre
nadommages collatéraux, dommages indirects, domages secondaires
geo1mar2


  

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dommages collatéraux, dommages indirects, domages secondaires


Explanation:
All these terms are frequently used

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dommages auxiliaires


Explanation:
Le dictionnaire économique et juridique Navarre donne dommages auxiliaires ou dommages additionnels.
Sylvie

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Degats collateraux, degats secondaires


Explanation:
ce sont tous les degats causes par une bombe, un missile, un obus etc lors d'un tir sur des cibles n'etant pas les cibles principales visees.
On vise un batiment militaire et ce sont des habitations civiles qui sont touchees. Les degats faits aux batiments civils sont les degats collateraux. En theorie, ces degats n'existent or, en realite, ils existent toujours.


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