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virtue of association

English translation: because of their relationship

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20:20 Dec 20, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: virtue of association
context:
in certain circumstances, potential employees or other individuals whose data GE holds by virtue of their association with a GE employee e.g. dependents and parents. The following principles will be applied to information stored on all media
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English translation:because of their relationship
Explanation:
by virtue of = because of, thanks to
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because of their relationship


Explanation:
by virtue of = because of, thanks to

ntext
United States
Local time: 16:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marian Greenfield
6 mins

agree  Ildiko Santana: No such term as "virtue of association" - "by virtue of" + "association" is the correct approach; the answer provided here is correct.
35 mins

agree  Natasa Mazar
1 hr

agree  Empty Whiskey Glass
1 hr

agree  Refugio: on account of, by reason of
1 hr

agree  dodolot: by (or in) virtue of = because of, on the grounds of
2 hrs

agree  RHELLER
2 hrs

agree  chica nueva: virtue (because of)(US)(formal) by virtue of = because of; as a result of eg She succeeded by virtue of her tenacity rather than her talent. Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
3 hrs

agree  William Stein
6 hrs

agree  joannap
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