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09:22 Jul 15, 2002
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO] Bus/Financial - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Shipping
English term or phrase:PABX No.
this is among company references :
PABX : 0092 41 xxx
Explanation: PABX stands for: Private Automatic Branch [telephone] Exchange, but in practical life it means the internal phone system. In some countries مقسم is used for the phone exchange, while in others the transliterated word سنترال is more common.
Explanation: Saraa, Couldn't it be (POBX)? In which case it could read PO Box!
The problem with English is that it became so internationally used that certain nations started to bring in their own expressions and, sometimes, mistakes. And it is the translator who usually pay the price!!