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00:30 Apr 17, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: garment centre
(...)we make a dash for it up the steps, across three lanes of traffic and smack into a garment-centre executive and her family, from New York.

an article from the Guardian

Clothes centre? Shopping centre?
I'd like to have an explanation + the nearest French equivalent.
Thanks!
Elisabeth
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Summary of answers provided
naDistrict du vêtement OU District des vêtements OU quartier des fringues (si le ton s'y prête)Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.


  

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District du vêtement OU District des vêtements OU quartier des fringues (si le ton s'y prête)


Explanation:
J'ai également trouvé :
le quartier de la confection (Chaîne info)
http://www.lci.fr/wdsites/member/web_2578/index.asp

Le district est si célèbre que je serais tentée de suivre l'exemple ci-dessous :

Le Garment district de New York New York est la capitale américaine de la mode, rivalisant avec Paris et Milan

OU:
un ancien atelier de couture en plein coeur du garment district, le quartier des fringues de New York.


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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 06:25
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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