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20:38 Jan 12, 2008
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: as against
"The action will be dismissed with prejudice as against the moving defendants."
Lourdes Martino
Uruguay
Local time: 00:06
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5en contra de //[or simply:] contra. [But see below]
Nelida Kreer
5a diferencia de, en comparación con, en contraste con, frente a
Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
3 +1en contra de
Daniel Parra


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
en contra de


Explanation:
El pleito se denegará con perjuicio en contra de los defendientes licitadores.

Daniel Parra
Local time: 05:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Maria Diehn: La expresión *en contra de* es correcta, no así la traducción de la frase. "Action": la demanda"; "moving defendants": los acusados que presentaron la moción. *With prejudice* implica: *sin derecho a apelar*.
1 hr

agree  Teri Szucs
2 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
en contra de //[or simply:] contra. [But see below]


Explanation:
Lourdes: arriba doy la traducción de "as against", pero según como viene el giro de frase, yo traduciría:

Se desestimará la acción en perjuicio de los demandados promoventes, or
Se desestimará la acción en contra de ......

whichever you like best.

Nelida Kreer
Uruguay
Local time: 00:06
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 411

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Leonardo Parachú: "en perjuicio" sí
58 mins
  -> Sí, yo pienso lo mismo, por eso hice la salvedad. Gracias!

agree  Maria Diehn: De acuerdo únicamente con la entrada del glosario. La traducción que sugiere no da cuenta de "with prejudice" debido a una curiosa superposición de connotaciones.
1 hr
  -> Así es, María!!! El "with prejudice" [definido como indicas arriba] se entendería como "fallo definitivo contra" o algo así.

agree  MikeGarcia: Super wise lady!!! Y van.....positively brilliant!! Qué bien traduce Popito!!!
13 hrs
  -> Descubriste mi secreto. Es Popito el que me dice cómo...U r too kind, dear Sir!!! Saludos

agree  Egmont
14 hrs
  -> Thank you!!! Saludos

agree  Teri Szucs
1 day10 hrs
  -> Thank you Teri!!! Saludos.
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
a diferencia de, en comparación con, en contraste con, frente a


Explanation:
También: en oposición a.

Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Mexico
Local time: 22:06
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 64

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  María Eugenia Wachtendorff
1 hr

disagree  Maria Diehn: Todas las opciones que ofrece son traducciones posibles, pero no en este contexto.
3 hrs
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