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French translation: les membres les plus aisés de la société

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05:54 May 14, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: better-off
During the initial stage, the more educated, mobile and better-off members of society seem to be more vulnerable to HIV infection.
Karine Le Goaziou
Local time: 14:18
French translation:les membres les plus aisés de la société
Explanation:
c'est ce que l'on dit souvent en parlant "des plus riches" = une sorte
d'euphémisme si vous voulez, comme "better off" (on n'a pas dit "rich" dans
le texte anglais)
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Carole Reade-Kentros
Local time: 15:18
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merci
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nales membres les plus aisés de la sociétéCarole Reade-Kentros
naplus riche
Irene Fried


  

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21 mins
plus riche


Explanation:
better off means here to have an improved financial/social position, so you might translate it as

les plus riche personnes de la société


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Irene Fried
Germany
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in GreekGreek
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32 mins
les membres les plus aisés de la société


Explanation:
c'est ce que l'on dit souvent en parlant "des plus riches" = une sorte
d'euphémisme si vous voulez, comme "better off" (on n'a pas dit "rich" dans
le texte anglais)


    native French speaker
Carole Reade-Kentros
Local time: 15:18
PRO pts in pair: 65
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merci
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