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10:26 May 30, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: allegedly high
This appears in a Case Plan for Child Protective Services, refering to the mother who gave birth to a cocaine positive child. The phrase read:"The mother was allegedly high at the time of delivery."
Mecklenburg Cty. YFS
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naLa madre estaba supuestamente drogada al momento del parto.J Rafael Pintos-López
nasee belowBAQMIA
nala madre presumiblemente estaba bajo el efecto de cocaínaxxxElena Sgarbo
naLa madre estaba supuestamente drogada al momento de dar a luz
Lourdes Licata
nadrogada, según declaraciones de...
Carmen Hernaiz


  

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5 mins
drogada, según declaraciones de...


Explanation:
Se refiere a que posiblemente personal médico, declaró que en el momento del parto la madre estaba altamente drogada.
Puedes traducir la frase como: "según declaraciones (de testigos)la madre estaba fuertemente drogada en el momento del parto.

Carmen Hernaiz
Spain
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15 mins
La madre estaba supuestamente drogada al momento de dar a luz


Explanation:
If this is a Court case you should not ommit the word allegedly.

Lourdes Licata
United States
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18 mins
la madre presumiblemente estaba bajo el efecto de cocaína


Explanation:
O bien (depende del grado de certeza): "Había fundadas sospechas de que la madre estaba bajo el efecto de cocaína", o "drogada".
Así es como se escribiría en una carta entre profesionales en Argentina.
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Elena

xxxElena Sgarbo
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22 mins
see below


Explanation:
"allegedly", purported to be...
common usage in legalese, documentation, when actual tests have not been taken to confirm individual is under the influence of drugs. NEVER OMIT. Used to CYA re: liability.
My suggestion is: supuestamente - presuntamente bajo la influencia de drogas/cocaína....

BAQMIA
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5 hrs
La madre estaba supuestamente drogada al momento del parto.


Explanation:
"High" es una palabra popular, como "estar volado", para significar "estar drogado".

J Rafael Pintos-López
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