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to whom it may concern

German translation: Bescheinigung

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English term or phrase:to whom it may concern
German translation:Bescheinigung
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
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21:28 Oct 17, 2001
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English term or phrase: to whom it may concern
how do you translate that into acceptable german on a legal document certifying the authenticity of a passport

so often used but what is the best german equivalent?

thanks
IngePreiss
Germany
Local time: 00:22
Bescheinigung
Explanation:
Quite self-explanatory, really. It also works the other way round, whenever I'm faced with "Bescheinigung" on official German documents => to whom it may concern.
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Beate Lutzebaeck
New Zealand
Local time: 12:22
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hello darien,
thanks for your help, just perfect

inge
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Bescheinigung


Explanation:
Quite self-explanatory, really. It also works the other way round, whenever I'm faced with "Bescheinigung" on official German documents => to whom it may concern.


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Beate Lutzebaeck
New Zealand
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
hello darien,
thanks for your help, just perfect

inge

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agree  Hans-Henning Judek: In this case definitely excellent!
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Jun 2, 2009 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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