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shared services

English translation: central(ised) departments/services

09:23 Apr 20, 2005
English to English translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: shared services
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...any idea what these shared services might be, any example?
Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 14:28
English translation:central(ised) departments/services
Explanation:
These can usually be found in large multinational (groups of) companies (departments/services such as administration, HR, accounting and IT). "Shared" means that all group companies/subsidiaries make use of (share) these services.
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Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 14:28
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many thanks!
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
central(ised) departments/services


Explanation:
These can usually be found in large multinational (groups of) companies (departments/services such as administration, HR, accounting and IT). "Shared" means that all group companies/subsidiaries make use of (share) these services.

Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 14:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M
5 mins

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
14 mins

agree  Robert Donahue (X): Makes sense
2 hrs

agree  juvera
3 hrs

agree  Charlesp
3 hrs

agree  Ali Beikian
4 hrs

agree  Can Altinbay
5 hrs

agree  Alfa Trans (X)
5 hrs

agree  RHELLER: I think you are right as to what they are but not sure that I agree with the title "central/centralized"; yes, you are right, - good point :-)
5 hrs
  -> "central(is[z]ed)" was meant to be a mere explanation - the "real" title is, well, of course, "shared services" ;-))

agree  humbird
5 hrs

agree  tappi_k
14 hrs
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