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Italian translation: elettrodomestici

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English term or phrase:white goods
Italian translation:elettrodomestici
Entered by: Marco Massignan
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08:47 Mar 2, 2001
English to Italian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: white goods
mi confermate che in Inghilterra è il termine usato per gli elettrodomestici?
Marco Massignan
Local time: 10:20
confermo
Explanation:
White goods è sinomimo di household appliances.
Ecco un esempio fra i tanti:
White Goods
White goods, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, and other appliances, are recycled for their metal content. Most disposal sites or local recyclers will accept white goods.

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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 10:20
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grazie
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Summary of answers provided
nai bianchi/i bruni
CLS Lexi-tech
naOf course you will now all complain that I make comments about everything but ...
Angela Arnone
naconfermoxxxriver
naelectrical appliances
Angela Arnone
naconfermo
Laura Gentili


  

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3 mins
confermo


Explanation:
White goods è sinomimo di household appliances.
Ecco un esempio fra i tanti:
White Goods
White goods, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, and other appliances, are recycled for their metal content. Most disposal sites or local recyclers will accept white goods.



Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 10:20
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 4999
Grading comment
grazie

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4 mins
electrical appliances


Explanation:
We say electrical and household appliances in the UK.
I only see "white goods" in US material and I didn't know waht they were until someone explained.
Maybe you can do a websearch limited to the UK as a confirmation?
Angela


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5 mins
confermo


Explanation:
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53 mins
Of course you will now all complain that I make comments about everything but ...


Explanation:
the question said in "Inghilterra".
In Inghilterra non si dice "white goods" si dice "electrical appliances".
If you do a search as I suggested limted to UK sites see how many hits you get with "white goods".
I just did it in yahoo.uk and the hits were zero.
Angela Arnone


    I am British
Angela Arnone
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1 day 22 hrs
i bianchi/i bruni


Explanation:
e' il termine usato nel settore soltanto per alcuni elettrodomestici e corrisponde al termine italiano usato nello stesso settore "i bianchi" (elettrodomestici bianchi) e cioe' lavatrici, frigo, lavapiatti, cucina, per diversificarli dai "bruni" e cioe' TV, hifi ecc.



    Reference: http://www.ilmessaggero.it/hermes/19990120/SRC/19990120.02_L...
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