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English translation: subroutine (dedicated)

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French term or phrase:spécifique
English translation:subroutine (dedicated)
Entered by: Havona
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04:13 Jan 30, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: spécifique
Corporate ERP system, for instance:
"Les contrats créés par le spécifique AD99, le sont à partir de “contrats modèles” par type de contrat"
"Traitement à intégrer au spécifique XXX"
The client says "add-on", but sometimes the context seems to indicated that this is not quite it. Thanks!
Havona
Netherlands
Local time: 13:57
AD99-specific/dependent/dedicated subroutine (package/feature/process/program/function/procedure)
Explanation:
My guess is that AD99 is a dependent subroutine, but I've offered a number of other possibilities in parentheses.

Here's what Termium has on subroutine:

English:Computer Programs and Programming
subroutine s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
DEF - A sequence of instructions whose execution is invoked by a call. s
OBS - subroutine: STD-ISO and IEEE (term and definition). s
OBS - subroutine: Term and definition standardized by CSA. s
1998-12-02

For *spécifique*, see if any of the following Termium definitions fit your context:

French:Artificial Intelligence
spécifique de développement s CORRECT,MASC
logiciel outil spécialisé s CORRECT,MASC
logiciel-outil spécialisé s CORRECT,MASC
DEF - Progiciel IA servant à la construction de logiciels et systèmes spécialisés dans un domaine du savoir. s
English:Artificial Intelligence
domain-specific development package s CORRECT
1993-05-06

French:Artificial Intelligence
Continuing Education
spécialisé s CORRECT,ADJ
spécifique d'un domaine s CORRECT,ADJ
OBS - Of «superordinateur spécialisé». s
OBS - Comparer à «système expert indépendant du domaine», «générique de développement», etc. s
English:Artificial Intelligence
Continuing Education
domain specific s CORRECT,ADJ
DEF - Of a natural-language computer system, the ability to cope with only a narrowly defined subject. Fortune, May 31, 1982. s
OBS - See also "domain-specific knowledge". s
1989-05-29

French:Software
spécifique d'une machine s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
DEF - Qualifie un logiciel qui est basé sur des caractéristiques propres à un type particulier d'ordinateur, et ne peut, par conséquent, être exécuté que sur des ordinateurs de ce type. s
OBS - Terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO/CEI. s
English:Software
machine-dependent s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
computer-dependent s CORRECT
DEF - Pertaining to software that relies on features unique to a particular kind of computer and, therefore, may be executed only on computers of that kind. s
OBS - Machine-dependent: Term and definition standardized by ISO/IEC. s
1998-12-02

French:Artificial Intelligence
résolveur de problème spécifique s CORRECT,MASC
spécifique de résolution s CORRECT,MASC
DEF - Progiciel de résolution conçu spécialement pour une application particulière. s
OBS - Comparer à "programme GPS" et à générique de résolution. Terme tirés de "La Recherche" et "Science et Technologie" (articles sur l'intelligence artificielle). La définition nous a été fournie par Michel Manago, Centre scientifique d'Orsay, Université de Paris-Sud (France). s
English:Artificial Intelligence
specific problem solver s CORRECT
domain-specific problem solver s CORRECT
CONT - If each technique is used as a whole for every problem, the problem solver is probably a specific (and not a general) problem solver. s
1990-01-10

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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 07:57
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your help - this clarifies everything!
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Summary of answers provided
naAD99-specific/dependent/dedicated subroutine (package/feature/process/program/function/procedure)
Yolanda Broad
naspec(ification)
Mats Wiman
naspec(ification)
Mats Wiman


  

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3 hrs
spec(ification)


Explanation:
my GUESS: I think it simply means 'specification' although it's an adjective - they are not so fussy these days

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 13:57
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133
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3 hrs
spec(ification)


Explanation:
my GUESS: I think it simply means 'specification' although it's an adjective - they are not so fussy these days

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 13:57
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133
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3 hrs
AD99-specific/dependent/dedicated subroutine (package/feature/process/program/function/procedure)


Explanation:
My guess is that AD99 is a dependent subroutine, but I've offered a number of other possibilities in parentheses.

Here's what Termium has on subroutine:

English:Computer Programs and Programming
subroutine s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
DEF - A sequence of instructions whose execution is invoked by a call. s
OBS - subroutine: STD-ISO and IEEE (term and definition). s
OBS - subroutine: Term and definition standardized by CSA. s
1998-12-02

For *spécifique*, see if any of the following Termium definitions fit your context:

French:Artificial Intelligence
spécifique de développement s CORRECT,MASC
logiciel outil spécialisé s CORRECT,MASC
logiciel-outil spécialisé s CORRECT,MASC
DEF - Progiciel IA servant à la construction de logiciels et systèmes spécialisés dans un domaine du savoir. s
English:Artificial Intelligence
domain-specific development package s CORRECT
1993-05-06

French:Artificial Intelligence
Continuing Education
spécialisé s CORRECT,ADJ
spécifique d'un domaine s CORRECT,ADJ
OBS - Of «superordinateur spécialisé». s
OBS - Comparer à «système expert indépendant du domaine», «générique de développement», etc. s
English:Artificial Intelligence
Continuing Education
domain specific s CORRECT,ADJ
DEF - Of a natural-language computer system, the ability to cope with only a narrowly defined subject. Fortune, May 31, 1982. s
OBS - See also "domain-specific knowledge". s
1989-05-29

French:Software
spécifique d'une machine s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
DEF - Qualifie un logiciel qui est basé sur des caractéristiques propres à un type particulier d'ordinateur, et ne peut, par conséquent, être exécuté que sur des ordinateurs de ce type. s
OBS - Terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO/CEI. s
English:Software
machine-dependent s CORRECT,STANDARDIZED
computer-dependent s CORRECT
DEF - Pertaining to software that relies on features unique to a particular kind of computer and, therefore, may be executed only on computers of that kind. s
OBS - Machine-dependent: Term and definition standardized by ISO/IEC. s
1998-12-02

French:Artificial Intelligence
résolveur de problème spécifique s CORRECT,MASC
spécifique de résolution s CORRECT,MASC
DEF - Progiciel de résolution conçu spécialement pour une application particulière. s
OBS - Comparer à "programme GPS" et à générique de résolution. Terme tirés de "La Recherche" et "Science et Technologie" (articles sur l'intelligence artificielle). La définition nous a été fournie par Michel Manago, Centre scientifique d'Orsay, Université de Paris-Sud (France). s
English:Artificial Intelligence
specific problem solver s CORRECT
domain-specific problem solver s CORRECT
CONT - If each technique is used as a whole for every problem, the problem solver is probably a specific (and not a general) problem solver. s
1990-01-10




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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 07:57
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your help - this clarifies everything!
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