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French translation: charcutage electoral


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English term or phrase:Gerrymandering
French translation:charcutage electoral
Entered by: JH Trads
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15:58 Nov 23, 2001
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Government / Politics / Politics
English term or phrase: Gerrymandering
"Gerrymandering is omnipresent in industrialised nations"

Please only translate "Gerrymandering" and not the whole sentence, thank you.
Milenia Fernandez
Je dirais:

"Le charcutage électorale"

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5 +1.xxxM.L
4 +1truquage (électoral)/tripotageRita Cavaiani



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Je dirais:

"Le charcutage électorale"

Local time: 03:07

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agree  Sheila Hardie: except in my dictionary it says électoral (no 'e'):)
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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
truquage (électoral)/tripotage

depending on your context, gerrymandering is used both for business and elections = to manipulate or adapt to one's advantage = "truquage" or "tripotage", if it is election context "électoral" should be added

Rita Cavaiani
Local time: 22:07
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in ItalianItalian

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agree  mckinnc: truquage électoral
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