sous la signature

English translation: require the signature (bank account)

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French term or phrase:fonctionner sous la signature (compte bancaire)
English translation:require the signature (bank account)
Entered by: Gillian Hargreaves

01:50 Dec 18, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: sous la signature
A bank account "fonctionnera sous la signature de l'un des cotitulaires"
Help me out please. How do we say "sous la signature" in English?
TIA
Mary
Mary Lalevee
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:21
requires the signature of one of the joint account holders
Explanation:
This gets round the problem and uses the sort of language usually seen in such a context in English.

You might get some other ideas from the web site below, which gives a useful exposition of joint accounts.
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Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 08:21
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Thanks Gillian, I like your idea best!
MAry
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Summary of answers provided
naupon the signature
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naUnder the signature of...
Luis Luis
nathe shortest one: signed by...
Sophia Linton
narequires the signature of one of the joint account holders
Gillian Hargreaves
nasigned authority
Richard Carter


  

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37 mins
signed authority


Explanation:
What about the a/c will work/operate (whatever you use for fonctionner) \"after the signed authority of one of the.....\". Bit unliteral, but I think that\'s what they\'re getting at.

Richard Carter
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:21
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1 hr
requires the signature of one of the joint account holders


Explanation:
This gets round the problem and uses the sort of language usually seen in such a context in English.

You might get some other ideas from the web site below, which gives a useful exposition of joint accounts.


    Reference: http://www.bba.org.uk/html/1571.html
Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 08:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 575
Grading comment
Thanks Gillian, I like your idea best!
MAry

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Parrot
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9 hrs
the shortest one: signed by...


Explanation:
literal translation of "sous la signature" is "signed by" (anyone)

Sophia Linton

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Samanda
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14 hrs
Under the signature of...


Explanation:
I think this term can be translated literally to mean the same thing!

Regards.
Luis m. Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 02:21
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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20 hrs
upon the signature


Explanation:
of one of the account holders.

I like the way Gillian has turned the sentence round.

Nikki

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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