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German translation: Total Cost of Ownership, Gesamt-Betriebskosten

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English term or phrase:total cost of ownership
German translation:Total Cost of Ownership, Gesamt-Betriebskosten
Entered by: Gitta Schlemme
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04:06 May 18, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase: total cost of ownership
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Gitta Schlemme
Local time: 21:03
Gesamt-Betriebskosten
Explanation:
Hatte mal eine Übersetzung für einen amerikanischen Kunden, ging um den Betrieb von Farbrikanlagen, üblicherweise wird TCO oder Total Cost of Ownership nicht übersetzt, damals war das aber ausdrücklich gewünscht, und "Gesamt-Betriebskosten" war der Favorit.
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Steffen Syhré - German Translator, Copywriter, Editor
Germany
Local time: 21:03
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Vielen Dank für die Hilfe!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naGesamt-Betriebskosten
Steffen Syhré - German Translator, Copywriter, Editor
naTotal Cost of OwnershipJudith Schmid
na"total cost of ownership"xxxtramont


  

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10 mins
"total cost of ownership"


Explanation:
Google produces 4500 hits for "total cost of ownership" or TCO in German language websites.

The dictionary reference below makes it clear that this is standard usage.


    Reference: http://www.wi1.uni-erlangen.de/buecher/lexikon/tco.html
xxxtramont
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16 mins
Total Cost of Ownership


Explanation:
I agree with the above answer, but it's usually written in capital letters in German texts.


    experience
Judith Schmid
France
Local time: 21:03
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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41 mins
Gesamt-Betriebskosten


Explanation:
Hatte mal eine Übersetzung für einen amerikanischen Kunden, ging um den Betrieb von Farbrikanlagen, üblicherweise wird TCO oder Total Cost of Ownership nicht übersetzt, damals war das aber ausdrücklich gewünscht, und "Gesamt-Betriebskosten" war der Favorit.


    own experience
Steffen Syhré - German Translator, Copywriter, Editor
Germany
Local time: 21:03
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 7
Grading comment
Vielen Dank für die Hilfe!

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Changes made by editors
Jul 24, 2005 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Business/Commerce (general)


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