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French translation: syndicat or sous-groupe (de travail)

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20:58 May 15, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: syndicate team
Very little context given. It appears to mean "a team that works on a particular task and reports back to a larger group on the results". "Syndicate exercise" translates as "exercice collectif" or "exercice en atelier" but I don't know how to translate "syndicate team".
ljneilson
French translation:syndicat or sous-groupe (de travail)
Explanation:
Your definition is right. The groups are also temporary e.g. during a large conference the delegates split up in groups (syndicates/syndicats) in order to examine or resolve parts of the agenda or problems, then they come back in plenary and present their findings to the conference. Its a generally accepted conference tool which also found entry in French. If you still don't like it, use sous-groupe de .....
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geo1mar2
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Summary of answers provided
nasyndicat financier/bancaire
MacLamy
naatelier
Béatrice Huret-Morton
nasyndicat or sous-groupe (de travail)
geo1mar2
naéquipe consortiale
Louis RIOUAL


  

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3 hrs
équipe consortiale


Explanation:
"syndicate" often means a financial consortium, or a group of participants in a venture


    Routledge's French Dictionary of Business
Louis RIOUAL
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8 hrs
syndicat or sous-groupe (de travail)


Explanation:
Your definition is right. The groups are also temporary e.g. during a large conference the delegates split up in groups (syndicates/syndicats) in order to examine or resolve parts of the agenda or problems, then they come back in plenary and present their findings to the conference. Its a generally accepted conference tool which also found entry in French. If you still don't like it, use sous-groupe de .....

geo1mar2
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10 hrs
atelier


Explanation:
Given the context you give, I think "atelier" would work.

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Béa

Béatrice Huret-Morton
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1 day 10 hrs
syndicat financier/bancaire


Explanation:
In the banking field, several banks can join forces and form a syndicate (syndication) to undertake large operations that they could not take on separately.

MacLamy
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