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12:25 Feb 9, 2007
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Military / Defense / letter
English term or phrase: legacy issues
This authority is specialized in the design and operation of large, country-wide Munitions Disposal & Recovery Facilities. These fully-capable facilities are designed to eliminate all legacy issues associated with conventional and other munitions.
Nahed Hussein
Local time: 09:42
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1المسائل أو القضايا القديمة أو الموروثة
Waleed Mohamed
5 +1قضايا المخلفات العسكرية
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3كافة قضايا الماضي/التي خلفها الماضيAli Al awadi


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
المسائل أو القضايا القديمة أو الموروثة


Explanation:
المسائل أو القضايا القديمة أو الموروثة

Waleed Mohamed
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 11:42
Native speaker of: Arabic
PRO pts in category: 2

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  R Farhat: agree. sugg: could also use نتيجة for issue, and shorten 'legacy issues associated' to النتائج التي أورثها، القضايا التي خلّفها العتاد التقليدي وغيره
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
كافة قضايا الماضي/التي خلفها الماضي


Explanation:
I think legacy in this context can be translated in an adjective meaning "past"
so it means
The past issue
كافة قضايا الماضي
كافة القضايا التي خلفها الماضي



Ali Al awadi
Romania
Local time: 10:42
Native speaker of: Arabic
PRO pts in category: 24
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28 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
قضايا المخلفات العسكرية


Explanation:
Legacy in defense terms refers to military obsolete weapons/ ammu/tech

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Note added at 28 days (2007-03-10 00:04:06 GMT)
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By the way, there are many expressions to describe this issue, but this particular expression the asker indicated seems to be the most "politically correct" one to use these days...
أخفهم سمعا علي آذان أصحاب ترسانات السلاح البالية


    Reference: http://www.international.gc.ca/department/auditreports/evalu...
the Train
Local time: 08:42
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Assem Mazloum: agree
194 days
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