laisse a l\'arbitraire de

English translation: left to the discretion of

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French term or phrase:laissé à l'arbitraire de
English translation:left to the discretion of
Entered by: Louise Atfield

00:57 Feb 23, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
French term or phrase: laisse a l\'arbitraire de
La phrase 'unless dispute' doit etre supprimee, sans quoi le paiement est laisse a l'arbitraire du x.

part of notes on amendments to be made to a contract. I think it may mean that it is up to x whether they pay or not, but am not sure.
"...otherwise the payment is left to the discretion of..."
Explanation:
"Laissé à l'arbitraire de" = "is left to the discretion of"

Harrap New Shorter French and English Distionary

Here are a few other examples of the use in French, which may help you get an idea of the meaning:

"la signature d'un Pacs devenant «un élément d'appréciation» laissé à l'arbitraire des préfectures"
http://www.chez.com/obspacs/libe121099.html

" le choix de l'abréviation de chaque idéogramme est laissé à l'arbitraire de chacun"
http://www.sakura.ch/botright-f.htm

"Pourquoi est-il laissé à l'arbitraire humain de décider s'il à le droit
de vivre ou non?"
http://www.multimania.com/pandarr/Prolife2/avortement.htm

And here are some examples in English, for comparison:

"Selection of articles for inclusion in any particular issue is left entirely to the discretion of the Editor"
http://www.teamaged.org/magover.htm

" This award is to be given based on cumulative contributions and left to the discretion of the Awards Committee. "
http://www.naed.org/award_criteria.html

"The design of the software program is left to the the discretion of
the vendor. "
http://www.itsa.org/ITSNEWS.NSF/194b923bf863c224852562110064...
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Summary of answers provided
napayment shall be at the sole discretion of x .. OR at the discretion of x (less emphatic)
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
na"...otherwise the payment is left to the discretion of..."
Louise Atfield
nagoes,resorts, is left to the arbitration power of x
Albert Golub


  

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13 mins
goes,resorts, is left to the arbitration power of x


Explanation:
r&collins
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 02:47
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359

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11 hrs
"...otherwise the payment is left to the discretion of..."


Explanation:
"Laissé à l'arbitraire de" = "is left to the discretion of"

Harrap New Shorter French and English Distionary

Here are a few other examples of the use in French, which may help you get an idea of the meaning:

"la signature d'un Pacs devenant «un élément d'appréciation» laissé à l'arbitraire des préfectures"
http://www.chez.com/obspacs/libe121099.html

" le choix de l'abréviation de chaque idéogramme est laissé à l'arbitraire de chacun"
http://www.sakura.ch/botright-f.htm

"Pourquoi est-il laissé à l'arbitraire humain de décider s'il à le droit
de vivre ou non?"
http://www.multimania.com/pandarr/Prolife2/avortement.htm

And here are some examples in English, for comparison:

"Selection of articles for inclusion in any particular issue is left entirely to the discretion of the Editor"
http://www.teamaged.org/magover.htm

" This award is to be given based on cumulative contributions and left to the discretion of the Awards Committee. "
http://www.naed.org/award_criteria.html

"The design of the software program is left to the the discretion of
the vendor. "
http://www.itsa.org/ITSNEWS.NSF/194b923bf863c224852562110064...

Louise Atfield
PRO pts in pair: 300
Grading comment
Thank you for your help.

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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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1 day 23 hrs
payment shall be at the sole discretion of x .. OR at the discretion of x (less emphatic)


Explanation:
Choisir parmi les expressions usuelles (Contract Law) :

...payment shall be at the discretion of x

...payment shall be determined at x's sole discretion

...[terms] of payment shall be determined at the discretion of x




    GDT 2001, TERMIUM, Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 02:47
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187
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