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n.e.g.

German translation: could mean many different things

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03:13 Jul 28, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: n.e.g.
acronym used in heading "lubricant from oil, heavy preparations, n.e.g." (Monthly Statistics of Prices)
DPS
Australia
Local time: 11:06
German translation:could mean many different things
Explanation:
"no example given", "no existing grading" or even "never ever guess" - I would want to know more about the context and also if the abbreviation appears in other entries too
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Peter Kahl
Local time: 00:06
Grading comment
I still haven't been able to find out what the acronym stands for. Unfortunately, no additional context was provided! Thanks to all who tried to help. Unfortunately, I can't award points to all of you, so I decided to give them to pkahl, whose suggestions seemed plausible.
Thanx, P
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nacould mean many different things
Peter Kahl
naneg.
Alexander Schleber
na -1National ELINT Groupambittles


  

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6 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
National ELINT Group


Explanation:
N.E.G. = National ELINT Group

Elint = electronic intelligence



Could it be the one that you are looking for?
Andrea



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ambittles
Local time: 00:06
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Peter Kahl: I doubt it, the context speaks against it and it's also in lowercase
1 day 20 hrs
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19 hrs
neg.


Explanation:
It is an unusual way of writing an abbreviation, but I think they mean "negative", which is abbreviated in Germany also as "neg.".
I have searched the Internet and my smart books and do not come up with anything else that makes sense in the context provided.

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:06
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1466
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2 days 2 hrs
could mean many different things


Explanation:
"no example given", "no existing grading" or even "never ever guess" - I would want to know more about the context and also if the abbreviation appears in other entries too

Peter Kahl
Local time: 00:06
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
I still haven't been able to find out what the acronym stands for. Unfortunately, no additional context was provided! Thanks to all who tried to help. Unfortunately, I can't award points to all of you, so I decided to give them to pkahl, whose suggestions seemed plausible.
Thanx, P
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