en l'état

English translation: as is, on an as is basis

04:35 Dec 8, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: en l'état
I have often seen this term and am not sure how to translate it. Here it is in a list of conditions for use of a web site: "L'ensemble des informations et publications accessibles via ce site sont fournies en l'état". I have seen translators use "as is" for this. Is that correct?
Mary
Mary Lalevee
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:15
English translation:as is, on an as is basis
Explanation:
I would agree with you and the previous answerer. "Tel quel" is often used in spoken French of course to mean the same thing, "en l'état" being a little more formal.

Here's what the GDT produced :

économie politique et sociale

as is basis = en l'état loc. adj.

Syn.
tel quel adj.

Déf. :
Se dit d'un bien tel qu'il est à une date déterminée.



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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 15:15
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Thanks Nikki and the others who answered.
Mary
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Summary of answers provided
naIn its present condition (state).
Luis Luis
naas is
Kika
naas is, on an as is basis
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naas is
Mats Wiman


  

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5 mins
as is


Explanation:
is correct to my knowledge

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 15:15
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133
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59 mins
as is, on an as is basis


Explanation:
I would agree with you and the previous answerer. "Tel quel" is often used in spoken French of course to mean the same thing, "en l'état" being a little more formal.

Here's what the GDT produced :

économie politique et sociale

as is basis = en l'état loc. adj.

Syn.
tel quel adj.

Déf. :
Se dit d'un bien tel qu'il est à une date déterminée.






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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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Thanks Nikki and the others who answered.
Mary
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3 hrs
as is


Explanation:
"Any information or publication accessible via/through this site is provided as is"

I have often met the term "en l'état" and seen it translated into English as either "as is" or "in a position (to)",
in this case "as is" is the best solution...

Kika

Kika
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8 hrs
In its present condition (state).


Explanation:
Regards.
Luis M. Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 08:15
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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