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acteur commercial

English translation: Market player

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French term or phrase:acteur commercial
English translation:Market player
Entered by: Yolanda Broad

01:16 Feb 20, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
French term or phrase: acteur commercial
The context is ERP documentation on business management
'Utilisé dans la fonction GCOV pour contrôler que l'acteur commercial accède seulement aux commandes des agents qui lui sont hiérarchiquement inférieurs'

What do y think of 'Business protagonist'or Business agent?
Mary
Market player
Explanation:
Business protagonist (or perhaps "participant") would work, but I think you want something that fits a bit more closely into business lingo; also, it looks like the emphasis is on the dynamics of the marketplace, rather than on the paperwork side of business, so I'd use "market" rather than "business." One of *the* buzzwords at the moment is "player," and the use of "acteur" certainly points in that direction.

Unless you are dealing with a text that specifies where, exactly, this "acteur" fits in an organizational design, I'd go with "market player," on the assumption that this is an umbrella term designating a function in the business world: someone who participates in the market at a certain level, however they might be designated formally (i.e., "agent," "distributor," "manager," "representative," "sales manager," "distribution manager," etc.).

Note: "acteur" is also a very "French" way of seeing the world: it stresses a person's function/action, rather than an identity. The most direct translation into English would be: "doer."
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 11:53
Grading comment
Thank you very much!See y later!
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Summary of answers provided
naMarket player
Yolanda Broad
namarket manager or analyst
Albert Golub


  

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37 mins
market manager or analyst


Explanation:
s'il s'agit de la sphere des finances cela peut etre fund manager/analyst le 1er mot peut varier suivant le contexte
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 17:53
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359
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6 hrs
Market player


Explanation:
Business protagonist (or perhaps "participant") would work, but I think you want something that fits a bit more closely into business lingo; also, it looks like the emphasis is on the dynamics of the marketplace, rather than on the paperwork side of business, so I'd use "market" rather than "business." One of *the* buzzwords at the moment is "player," and the use of "acteur" certainly points in that direction.

Unless you are dealing with a text that specifies where, exactly, this "acteur" fits in an organizational design, I'd go with "market player," on the assumption that this is an umbrella term designating a function in the business world: someone who participates in the market at a certain level, however they might be designated formally (i.e., "agent," "distributor," "manager," "representative," "sales manager," "distribution manager," etc.).

Note: "acteur" is also a very "French" way of seeing the world: it stresses a person's function/action, rather than an identity. The most direct translation into English would be: "doer."


    "Pratique des affaires" Besnard/Elkabas. CSP, 1990, 1997
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 11:53
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thank you very much!See y later!
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