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German translation: teilnehmende Parteien festellen

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English term or phrase:roll call (conference calls)
German translation:teilnehmende Parteien festellen
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11:13 Nov 20, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: take a roll call
From a brochure advertising the advantages of a conference call system.
"Dial in or out. Take a roll call."
Thanks for any suggestions.
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 13:37
Roll-Call
Explanation:
As you know, roll call = Namensaufruf, namentliche Abstimmung (context: politics), or Anwesenheitsappell (context: military), none of which seem to fit too terribly well into this context.

I found only one German website that might be of use:
Roll-Call - Der Operator stellt die Teilnehmer bei Konferenzbeginn vor.
http://www.swisscom.com/gd/services/voice_com/teleconferenci...

Not much help I'm afraid, but it's the best I can come up with. All the usual sources offer nothing at all.


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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 13:37
Grading comment
Thanks very much for the speedy reply- I had only an hour to complete this job and sure appreciate the prompt response. Thanks to Sybil, as well.

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naAnwesenheit feststellenSibylle Ferner
naRoll-CallUlrike Lieder


  

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47 mins
Roll-Call


Explanation:
As you know, roll call = Namensaufruf, namentliche Abstimmung (context: politics), or Anwesenheitsappell (context: military), none of which seem to fit too terribly well into this context.

I found only one German website that might be of use:
Roll-Call - Der Operator stellt die Teilnehmer bei Konferenzbeginn vor.
http://www.swisscom.com/gd/services/voice_com/teleconferenci...

Not much help I'm afraid, but it's the best I can come up with. All the usual sources offer nothing at all.





    Reference: http://www.swisscom.com/gd/services/voice_com/teleconferenci...
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 13:37
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Thanks very much for the speedy reply- I had only an hour to complete this job and sure appreciate the prompt response. Thanks to Sybil, as well.
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56 mins
Anwesenheit feststellen


Explanation:
'Aufruf" sounds a little too much like school room language, 'Appell' too military.
How about "Anwesenheit (der Teilnehmer) feststellen". It obviously needs to be a verbal check, as the participants can't see each other.

HTH
Sibylle

Sibylle Ferner
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 8
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