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07:03 Nov 15, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: Postes d\\\\\\\'agents
security officer
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5security officer positionsHelen D. Elliot
5additional informationHelen D. Elliot
4 -1security agent positions
Franck Abate


  

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security officer positions


Explanation:
given your own context

Helen D. Elliot
Canada
Local time: 22:06
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security agent positions


Explanation:
airline or private security business

Franck Abate
United States
Local time: 20:06
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

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disagree  Helen D. Elliot: given her own context, *agent* means 'officer' here, not 'agent'
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additional information


Explanation:
I agree that *agent* can mean "agent" but it also means "officer" or "official".

Given the only context of the query (security officer) I see no justification for changing the meaning


French:Occupational Titles
Public Administration
Tribunals

membre de la direction s CORRECT,MASC

dirigeant s CORRECT,MASC
cadre s CORRECT,MASC
agent s CORRECT,MASC

DEF - Toute personne participant à la direction d'une entreprise. s

English:Occupational Titles
Public Administration
Tribunals

officer s CORRECT
1997-12-11

French:Occupational Titles
General Vocabulary
Translation Problems
Parliamentary Language

agent s CORRECT,MASC

employé s CORRECT,MASC
préposé s CORRECT,MASC
dirigeant s CORRECT,MASC
officier s CORRECT,MASC,OBSOLETE

DEF - Terme générique désignant tout titulaire d'une fonction de responsabilité dans une organisation. s
OBS - Officier : terme vieilli dans la langue administrative. Ne reste figé que dans quelques locutions : officier de justice, officier de la Couronne. s

English:Occupational Titles
General Vocabulary
Translation Problems
Parliamentary Language

officer s CORRECT

official s CORRECT,NOUN




DEF - Anyone holding a position of recognized authority in an organization. s
1998-06-18



Helen D. Elliot
Canada
Local time: 22:06
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PRO pts in pair: 407
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