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08:51 Mar 22, 2018
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English to German translations [PRO]
Science - Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: engineering
I want to translate a project title from English into German. The project is called "Engineering Nature: Environment, Technology, and the Making of Modern Turkey". How can be "engineering" here be translated into German

P.S: it means mastering, modifying, configuring etc. here
Onur Inal
Germany
Local time: 03:25


Summary of answers provided
3 +1Gestaltung, Regulierung
Marion Schweizer
3Konstrukt Natur
Regina Eichstaedter


Discussion entries: 6





  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Konstrukt Natur


Explanation:
My proposal is a bit different, but it expresses your idea, I think ...

Regina Eichstaedter
Local time: 03:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
Notes to answerer
Asker: Many thanks, vielen Dank!

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Gestaltung, Regulierung


Explanation:
Je nachdem, ob es positiv oder eher neutral klingen soll: Naturgestaltung/Gestaltung der Natur oder Naturregulierung/Regulierung der Natur. Eher negativ wäre in meinen Ohren Kontrolle oder Beherrschung der Natur.

Marion Schweizer
Local time: 03:25
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
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Asker: Vielen Dank!


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agree  Ulrike Hoffmeister, PhD: Gestaltung würde mir besser gefallen als Regulierung; Entwickeln/Entwicklung ginge auch
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