best endeavours

German translation: nach bestem Bemühen

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English term or phrase:best endeavours
German translation:nach bestem Bemühen
Entered by: Alexander Schleber

01:17 Aug 6, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s)
English term or phrase: best endeavours
Best efforts
monitor
Local time: 10:14
nach bestem Bemühen
Explanation:
endeavour = Bemühung

literally "according to our best efforts". This is a standard phrase in many contracts in Germany. "voll einsetzen" is more "with total commitment".

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
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Local time: 10:14
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Thank you very much
Marcel
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Summary of answers provided
na +2nach bestem Bemühen
Alexander Schleber
na +1sich voll einsetzen
Sabine Cane (X)
nain bestem Bemühen
Evelyn Frank


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
sich voll einsetzen


Explanation:
endeavour - Bemühung, Bestreben (to do etw. zu tun);

to use one's best endeavours - sich nach besten Kräften bemühen; sich voll einsetzen




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Sabine Cane (X)
Local time: 09:14
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  Henri (X)
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
nach bestem Bemühen


Explanation:
endeavour = Bemühung

literally "according to our best efforts". This is a standard phrase in many contracts in Germany. "voll einsetzen" is more "with total commitment".

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 10:14
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 35
Grading comment
Thank you very much
Marcel

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henri (X)
3 hrs

agree  Katrin Zinsmeister
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1 day 2 hrs
in bestem Bemühen


Explanation:
also "in bester Absicht", if it is more about the motivational side of it.

Evelyn Frank
Germany
Local time: 10:14
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