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German translation: Diskussionsleiter

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English term or phrase:facilitator
German translation:Diskussionsleiter
Entered by: Rolf Bueskens
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12:10 Mar 19, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: facilitator
As in Facilitator during a group meeting.
Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 22:04
Diskussionsleiter/Gesprächsleiter
Explanation:
In my experience, a facilitator is supposed to guide the discussion and hold the meeting together without interfering too much... the nearest German word I can think of is the a.m.

Hope this helps. Good luck
Selected response from:

Ute Wietfeld
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:04
Grading comment
While some of the other suggestions also had merit, yours was most suitable in my context.
Thank you.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naModeratorsamsi
naDiskussionsleiter/Gesprächsleiter
Ute Wietfeld
naModeratorxxxKristina M
naDer Ausfuehrungsbeauftragtegangels
naVermittler...Sabine Cane


  

Answers


3 mins
Vermittler...


Explanation:
facilitator - der Unterstützer
facilitator - der Vermittler
facilitator - die Vermittlerin



    Leo. online dictionary
Sabine Cane
Local time: 11:04
PRO pts in pair: 84
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21 mins
Der Ausfuehrungsbeauftragte


Explanation:
Vermittler zielt mehr of "mediator", bzw. "agent". Facilitator liegt eher in Richtung von "möglich machen".

gangels
Local time: 04:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 138

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Ulrike Lieder
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49 mins
Moderator


Explanation:
is the usual term.

Kristina


xxxKristina M
Local time: 06:04
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 130
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56 mins
Diskussionsleiter/Gesprächsleiter


Explanation:
In my experience, a facilitator is supposed to guide the discussion and hold the meeting together without interfering too much... the nearest German word I can think of is the a.m.

Hope this helps. Good luck


    participation in many a "facilitated" meeting...
Ute Wietfeld
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:04
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 129
Grading comment
While some of the other suggestions also had merit, yours was most suitable in my context.
Thank you.
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1 hr
Moderator


Explanation:
facilitator = Unterstützer, Vermittler

der Moderator = der Diskussionsleiter, was in diesem Fall zutreffend ist.

hope it helps


    xxx
samsi
Local time: 06:04
PRO pts in pair: 8
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