its central plank

French translation: le pilier central

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English term or phrase:its central plank
French translation:le pilier central
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
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15:28 Dec 16, 2010
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English to French translations [PRO]
History / Guidebook of a medieval castle
English term or phrase: its central plank
This is about a prison law that was introduced by Queen Victoria to fight crime.

The bit I struggling with is "its central plank". Do you know how to translate it into French?

Thank you
Emilie Hogg
France
Local time: 23:57
la loi a introduit un système dont le travail constitue le pilier central
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FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 00:57
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2son point/principe/apport central
AllegroTrans
4 +2la loi a introduit un système dont le travail constitue le pilier central
FX Fraipont
4 +1sa clef de voûte
kashew


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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
the act introduced a system with work as its central plank.
son point/principe/apport central


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AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GILOU
10 mins
  -> merci!

agree  Amina BENKHADRA
13 mins
  -> merci
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
the act introduced a system with work as its central plank.
la loi a introduit un système dont le travail constitue le pilier central


Explanation:
..

FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 00:57
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 56
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agree  kashew
1 min
  -> thanks

agree  RB Traduction
6 hrs
  -> merci
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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
sa clef de voûte


Explanation:
*keystone

kashew
France
Local time: 00:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 15

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agree  Hélène ALEXIS
15 hrs
  -> Merci - have a good day.
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