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English term or phrase:insurance providers
Dutch translation:verzekeringsmaatschappijen - see below
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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00:35 Aug 11, 2000
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: insurance providers
I am translating some documents for a company which offers insurance products from various insurance companies. The insurance providers can be any of these companies but they do not necessarily underwrite the insurances they offer. This is the problem I have.
Marijke Singer
verzekeringsmaatschappijen
Explanation:
'verzekeringsmaatschappijen' of ' verzekeraars'.
Your explanation makes it clear:
Since 'the insurance providers can be any of these companies', you're referring to 'the various insurance companies' and not to the company offering the insurance products.
Hence, the translation can't be 'verzekeringsmakelaars'(the middlemen) but has to be 'verzekeringsmaatschappijen'.
Selected response from:

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 07:55
Grading comment
Thanks!
I was translating a questionnaire and after a while you just can't see it anymore. You confirmed what I thought!
Regards,
Marijke
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naVerzekeraars / -maatschappijenT.E.E.T.
naverzekeringsmaatschappijen
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naverzekeringsmakelaarsYoup Kila
naVerzekeraarsMonica Sienders


  

Answers


19 mins
Verzekeraars


Explanation:
This is any company that offers insurance (banks, insurance companies, etc.)

Monica Sienders
Netherlands
Local time: 07:55
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20 mins
verzekeringsmakelaars


Explanation:
the middleman between the client and the actual insurance company.

Youp Kila
Belgium
Local time: 07:55
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 25
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1 hr
verzekeringsmaatschappijen


Explanation:
'verzekeringsmaatschappijen' of ' verzekeraars'.
Your explanation makes it clear:
Since 'the insurance providers can be any of these companies', you're referring to 'the various insurance companies' and not to the company offering the insurance products.
Hence, the translation can't be 'verzekeringsmakelaars'(the middlemen) but has to be 'verzekeringsmaatschappijen'.

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 07:55
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 2706
Grading comment
Thanks!
I was translating a questionnaire and after a while you just can't see it anymore. You confirmed what I thought!
Regards,
Marijke
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2 hrs
Verzekeraars / -maatschappijen


Explanation:
Marijke,

Deltra zit goed, en ik kan het weten !!
Vooraleer als zelfstandige te werken, was ik 20 jaar in dienst in de verzekeringssector.

Groetjes.

Jan VAN AERSCHOT
TEE Translations

T.E.E.T.
France
Local time: 07:55
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 32
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