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11:07 Apr 26, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: servitudes
"Documents d’urbanisme, et état des servitudes pouvant avoir une incidence sur la valeur vénale." Doesn't this refer to "easements" that could impact the property value? The translation I'm editing reads as follows: "Town planning and third party charges documents which might affect the market value of the property" (in a list of documents provided by the client). The translation is in British English. Thanks, Karen
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 16:25
English translation:easement
Explanation:
I am no common law expert, but my recollection of my property law class indicates that "easement" is the preferred term to translate the civil law term "servitude". By the way, if you were translating this for the Quebec English market, "servitude" would also be correct in English. Termium does also provide "encumbrance", but I don't think it is specific enough to describe an encumbrance which is a servitude. As far as I know, an encumbrance could be any type of charge on property (including mortgages, etc.), but an easement specifially refers to a encumbrance which is a "servitude". I think the translation you're editing is also unclear with its use of "third party charges", since a mortgage is a third party charge, but is not an easement.

HTH

Bettina
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Bettina Karpel
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Thanks very much for the confirmation. I'm more cautious when working with British English since I'm American. And thank you to everyone else, too, for the helpful explanations. Karen
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Summary of answers provided
naServitude
1964
nayou can use it indeed or elseBono
naeasement (droit d'usage), right of way (droit de passage)
Parrot
naeasement (s)Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naeasementBettina Karpel
naeasementsSubhamay Ray
naencumbrancesAlbert Golub


  

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5 mins
encumbrances


Explanation:
les servitudes sont par exemple un droit de passage, d'accés a une parcelle de terrain avoisinante
granddictionnaire
bonne chance

Albert Golub
Local time: 22:25
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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16 mins
easement


Explanation:
I am no common law expert, but my recollection of my property law class indicates that "easement" is the preferred term to translate the civil law term "servitude". By the way, if you were translating this for the Quebec English market, "servitude" would also be correct in English. Termium does also provide "encumbrance", but I don't think it is specific enough to describe an encumbrance which is a servitude. As far as I know, an encumbrance could be any type of charge on property (including mortgages, etc.), but an easement specifially refers to a encumbrance which is a "servitude". I think the translation you're editing is also unclear with its use of "third party charges", since a mortgage is a third party charge, but is not an easement.

HTH

Bettina


    Termium and my own personal recollection of law school property class
Bettina Karpel
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
Thanks very much for the confirmation. I'm more cautious when working with British English since I'm American. And thank you to everyone else, too, for the helpful explanations. Karen

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Paul Becke
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44 mins
easements


Explanation:
I entirely agree with the asker. `Easements' is the exact word.


    Cassell's French-English dictionary
Subhamay Ray
Local time: 02:55
Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
PRO pts in pair: 42
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1 hr
easement (s)


Explanation:
See following bilingual document :
(g) prescribing the things that may be
included in a utility easement for the
purposes of subsection 76(4);

(g) déterminer les inclusions aux servitudes d'utilité publique pour l'application du paragraphe 76(4);

Définition du GDT :

Domaine(s)
droit

easement on real estate
servitude foncière n f

[1981]
BT18988740

OR:
easement
Acquired right to use the land of another person generally to have access to an adjacent property.


servitude n f
Droit acquis d'employer le terrain d'une autre personne, généralement pour avoir accès à une propriété attenante.

[1971]
BT17092265

EXAMPLES:
... easement can have the affect of lowering the value of a landowner s taxable estate. For families who own large tracts of land of significant value, this might ...

OR:
For instance, an easement might be shown on the title. An easement gives permission for part of the property to be used in a particular way by another party such as Main Roads WA, electricity or water utilities, or a neighbour. A common easement gives a neighbour the right to use part of a property to gain access to a road.





    GDT. TERMIUM, Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 22:25
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 187
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1 hr
easement (droit d'usage), right of way (droit de passage)


Explanation:
Dictionary of Business French, Collin & Laurendeau

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 22:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
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1 hr
Servitude


Explanation:
in Dunhaim Law Dictionary " From roman Law ,reffering to rights of use over the property of another... an easment is type of servitude as is a 'profit a prendre'.
As a second proposal this third party ..
only existence/state(in sense of circumstance)of Servitude .
These are just proposals for a different perspective.

1964
Turkey
Local time: 00:25
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 294
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2 hrs
you can use it indeed or else


Explanation:
servitudes covers : properties the owner can get profit from renting or from a right of way and it is also used in more ancient texts and or large older properties such as castles, manors or farms for the attached buildings where they may have put horses or hay, etc ,a and which although they may not currently be in use, they could get a profit from were they allocated to a third party.

I hope my English is still understandable today as I have had a very hard day (and heard only badly spoken English).

So if it is not, please contact me and I'll try to explain it better then.

Could luck with your editing


    European laws and real estate
Bono
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
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