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English translation: constraints

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15:54 May 23, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: tensions
Les entreprises ont continué a investir sur un rythme relativement soutenu, d'autant que les tensions sur les capacités de production n'ont pas diminué, tout au contraire.
Rgaspari
United States
Local time: 23:27
English translation:constraints
Explanation:
Another possibility
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Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 07:27
Grading comment
Thanks for your help. This fit the context the best.

Roseanne

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Summary of answers provided
napressure on production capacitiesBuzzy
naconstraints
Gillian Hargreaves
nastrain
Carolyn Denoncourt
natensionsDawn Cuccinello-Cruz
nafriction regarding production capacity has not decreased...
Parrot


  

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30 mins
friction regarding production capacity has not decreased...


Explanation:
I imagine this refers to tense relations.

Parrot
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46 mins
tensions


Explanation:
I would translate it literal, because there is such a thing as "productivity tensions." It would work. Good luck!

Dawn Cuccinello-Cruz
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3 hrs
strain


Explanation:
From the context it sounds to me like production capacity is strained (near the limit). Does this fit with the subject of the rest of the text?

Carolyn Denoncourt
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9 hrs
constraints


Explanation:
Another possibility


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Gillian Hargreaves
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Thanks for your help. This fit the context the best.

Roseanne
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19 hrs
pressure on production capacities


Explanation:
Another alternative to the above suggestions, and a plausible reason for upping investments.


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Buzzy
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