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German translation: militärische (Macht)Übernahme

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English term or phrase:military takeover
German translation:militärische (Macht)Übernahme
Entered by: Roland Grefer
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19:45 Aug 20, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: militart takeover
this is a military take over
stacey
militärische (Macht)Übernahme
Explanation:
"Dies ist eine militärische Machtübernahme."

oder auch

"Es handelt sich (hier(bei)) um eine militärische Machtübernahme."
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 16:55
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na +2militärische (Macht)Übernahme
Roland Grefer
na -1Putsch durch das MilitärEvelyn Frank


  

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6 mins peer agreement (net): +2
militärische (Macht)Übernahme


Explanation:
"Dies ist eine militärische Machtübernahme."

oder auch

"Es handelt sich (hier(bei)) um eine militärische Machtübernahme."


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=%22milit%E4ris...
Roland Grefer
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 192
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mats Wiman: But: Change 'militart' to 'military' please
12 mins

agree  Karl Apsel: "militärische Übernahme" is better than "Machtübernahme"
5 hrs
  -> Abhängig von den Umstände: militärische Übernahme einer Einrichtung, oder militärische Machtübernahme in einem Land
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7 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
Putsch durch das Militär


Explanation:
also: "Übernahme der Macht durch das Militär" and "Machtergreifung durch das Militär". To my opinion "Übernahme" ist not very common in this context and at the same time "Machtergreifung" is a sensitive word after Hitler-Germany. Another word coming close to it is "Putsch" which is describing more the act of taking over.

Evelyn Frank
Germany
Local time: 22:55
PRO pts in pair: 18

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Roland Grefer: Putsch only covers takeover of a government/country, not takeover of a facility (i.e. an airport) during a crisis
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