English translation: the documents to be furnished
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French to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial / procurement contracts
French term or phrase:fournitures
I would normally translate this term as "supplies" or in the case of a military procurement contract "provisions," but in the contract that I am translating, all the "fournitures" are defined as as "l'ensemble des Documents livrables par Societe XXX." In this case, I wonder if would would be better to translate "Fournitures" as "deliverables." What do think? TIA!
Explanation: The term "furnish" is used in United Kingdom English in the sense of "supply" as applied to documents (or other sorts of evidence)--especially with the suggestion that there's a quasi-legal requirement to supply them. I haven't met it used in this sense here in the U.S. In the U.S., where it's a question of supplying required documents to a government agency, the term "file" is frequently used (n. filings). Without more knowledge of context, it's hard to make a decision.
But "the documents to be supplied" (as in another suggestion above) might be the best all-round translation.