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German translation: verkehrsübliche Sorgfalt

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05:08 Mar 23, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
English term or phrase: diligence
if execution or distress or diligence shall be levied on any of its assets,
context>insolvency
Zeus
Local time: 13:24
German translation:verkehrsübliche Sorgfalt
Explanation:
I am not entirely certain this will do though...
In Scotland there is another meaning to diligence:
Zwangsvollstreckung.
Antoinette
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Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 07:24
Grading comment
Thank you for the added idea, since the other two terms mean Pfändung and Beschlagnahme. I had a complaint of not having done my homework. I should have given a synomnym for diligence. A bit difficult if the context is pretty minimal
(within a contract) and if I am not sure what diligence in this context means! Sorgfalt just does not seem to make any sense.
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Summary of answers provided
naSorgfaltbochkor
naSorgfaltNicole Worbis
naSorgfaltSabine Cane
naverkehrsübliche Sorgfalt
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
naSorgfaltgwolf


  

Answers


11 mins
Sorgfalt


Explanation:

Diligence in a legal context is
"Sorgfalt"


Hope this helps.


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gwolf
Local time: 08:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 85
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14 mins
verkehrsübliche Sorgfalt


Explanation:
I am not entirely certain this will do though...
In Scotland there is another meaning to diligence:
Zwangsvollstreckung.
Antoinette

Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 07:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
Grading comment
Thank you for the added idea, since the other two terms mean Pfändung and Beschlagnahme. I had a complaint of not having done my homework. I should have given a synomnym for diligence. A bit difficult if the context is pretty minimal
(within a contract) and if I am not sure what diligence in this context means! Sorgfalt just does not seem to make any sense.
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16 mins
Sorgfalt


Explanation:
diligence - Fleiß; Sorgfalt (opp. negligence; cf. care)


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Sabine Cane
Local time: 13:24
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40 mins
Sorgfalt


Explanation:
diligence - Sorgfalt in legal texts

Nicole Worbis
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1 hr
Sorgfalt


Explanation:
I just entered "Sorgfalt" as the translation, but even as a legal term it still means nothing, but "care" or "carefulness", so that's just the best shot that dictionaries give you, but IT DOES NOT FIT in this context, period!

The context here are things superimposed on assets. Like the other legal term "distress" which has means "confiscation" (Beschlagnahme) in this sense.

So the asker should have given us a little more insight about the meaning of "diligence", because even in English in this case it does not mean simply being "hard-working". It means something else in this FINANCIAL legal context!

So give us a synonym of "diligence" in English first + a description of its practical meaning and THEN we can translate it for you without a doubt!

Lesson: do YOUR part first before asking!

Thank you!

bochkor
Local time: 08:24
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian, Native in GermanGerman
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