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best endeavours

German translation: nach bestem Bemühen

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:best endeavours
German translation:nach bestem Bemühen
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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01:17 Aug 6, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s)
English term or phrase: best endeavours
Best efforts
monitor
Local time: 10:03
nach bestem Bemühen
Explanation:
endeavour = Bemühung

literally "according to our best efforts". This is a standard phrase in many contracts in Germany. "voll einsetzen" is more "with total commitment".

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 10:03
Grading comment
Thank you very much
Marcel
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2nach bestem Bemühen
Alexander Schleber
na +1sich voll einsetzenSabine Cane
nain bestem BemühenEvelyn Frank


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
sich voll einsetzen


Explanation:
endeavour - Bemühung, Bestreben (to do etw. zu tun);

to use one's best endeavours - sich nach besten Kräften bemühen; sich voll einsetzen




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Sabine Cane
Local time: 09:03
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  xxxHenri
4 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
nach bestem Bemühen


Explanation:
endeavour = Bemühung

literally "according to our best efforts". This is a standard phrase in many contracts in Germany. "voll einsetzen" is more "with total commitment".

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 10:03
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 35
Grading comment
Thank you very much
Marcel

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxHenri
3 hrs

agree  Katrin Zinsmeister
20 hrs
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1 day 2 hrs
in bestem Bemühen


Explanation:
also "in bester Absicht", if it is more about the motivational side of it.

Evelyn Frank
Germany
Local time: 10:03
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Changes made by editors
Oct 13, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Law: Contract(s)
Oct 13, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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