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20:35 Dec 20, 2010
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: Patent medicine circulars
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It seemed to John that it was day, and that he was looking at some lads sailing above him in the air, showering down tracts and patent medicine circulars, with their messages of hope for despairing, rockbound hamlets.

Pero el término "patent medicine circulars" se me resiste. He pensando en prospectos médicos pero no tiene mucho sentido en este contexto, ya que después se dice que contenían mensajes de esperanza.

Muchas gracias
Salomé
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Summary of answers provided
4circulares de medicinas patentadas
Susana Jeronimo
3aparente circulaciones medicas or aparente volantes de medicina
Phoebe Anne


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
patent medicine circulars
aparente circulaciones medicas or aparente volantes de medicina


Explanation:
patent tambien se utiliza como adjetivo, y su sinonimo es aparente...
Fijese si la frase le parece a usted mas conveniente.


    Reference: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/patent
Phoebe Anne
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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patent medicine circulars
circulares de medicinas patentadas


Explanation:
Una opción más.

Susana Jeronimo
Argentina
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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