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suuntaa-anatavana

English translation: guiding

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Finnish term or phrase:Suunta-antava
English translation:guiding
Entered by: Yngve Roennike
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16:45 Jan 5, 2002
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Finnish term or phrase: suuntaa-anatavana
Kyseessä on ensimmäinen hovioikeuden antama päätös mellakoinnista aiemmin käräjäoikeudessa tuomitulle ja sitä pidetään _suuntaa-antavana_ tuleville tapauksille.
Yngve Roennike
Local time: 10:56
guiding
Explanation:
'suuntaa antava' or 'suuntaa-antava' = guiding (decision/judgement/vedict). (It is to be expected that the future decision will be in line with this decision). Here the expression is in elative 'suuntaa-antavana' = 'as guiding'
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Timo Lehtilä
Finland
Local time: 17:56
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Kiitos!
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guiding


Explanation:
'suuntaa antava' or 'suuntaa-antava' = guiding (decision/judgement/vedict). (It is to be expected that the future decision will be in line with this decision). Here the expression is in elative 'suuntaa-antavana' = 'as guiding'

Timo Lehtilä
Finland
Local time: 17:56
Native speaker of: Finnish
PRO pts in pair: 381
Grading comment
Kiitos!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Annira Silver: As this is an appeal court decision, the word could be translated as 'setting a precedent'
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