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German translation: Officer of the British Empire

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English term or phrase:O.B.E.
German translation:Officer of the British Empire
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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23:15 Mar 19, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: O.B.E.
What does O.B.E. mean? I know that it means that a person is dead but what do the letters stand for? Is there a German equivalent (abbreviation)?
Nicole Worbis
Local time: 04:48
Officer of the British Empire
Explanation:
OBE is a decoration in England. Often this title will also be mentioned in obituaries. It is also the abbreviation for "Order of the British Empire.
See: http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acron... for othert abreeviations.
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 04:48
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naOfficer of the British Empire
Alexander Schleber


  

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Officer of the British Empire


Explanation:
OBE is a decoration in England. Often this title will also be mentioned in obituaries. It is also the abbreviation for "Order of the British Empire.
See: http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?String=exact&Acron... for othert abreeviations.


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 04:48
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
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