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French translation: G7

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08:17 Nov 23, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: big 7 (scouting)
We will welcome representatives from WOSM (World organisation of the Scout Movement) and from the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies. We are hoping to welcome representatives from the "Big 7" - the YWCA, YMCA, International Award Association adn International YOuth Federation
VGP
Local time: 07:59
French translation:G7
Explanation:
Would this not be a play on words, a pun, a reference to the "big 7" being a reference to the G7 (now the G8) group of countries, the most powerful countries in the world. In any event, it would normally mean the seven major players in the field in question.

NIkki
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 07:59
Grading comment
Thank you very much. VG
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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G7


Explanation:
Would this not be a play on words, a pun, a reference to the "big 7" being a reference to the G7 (now the G8) group of countries, the most powerful countries in the world. In any event, it would normally mean the seven major players in the field in question.

NIkki

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 07:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 882
Grading comment
Thank you very much. VG

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