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apports importants

English translation: ...does not require a major capital investment...

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09:53 Jun 30, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: apports importants
la societe commune ne represente pas une reelle concentration: elle est cooperative par nature et ne necessite pas d'apports importants puisque'elle consisterait .....
George Calia
Local time: 03:06
English translation:...does not require a major capital investment...
Explanation:
((seconding and thirding, and synthesizing, the preceding suggestions))
Selected response from:

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 19:06
Grading comment
Great answer once again. Thanks! George.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naimportant contributionFred Dichson
na...does not require a major capital investment...Heathcliff
nalarge capital investments
Luisa Veyán Santana
nasignificant capital contribution
Janet Kemp
nacapital investment
John Garside
nasignificant contributionsJesús Paredes
naLarge fundingsTelesforo Fernandez
nalarge contributions
Béatrice Huret-Morton


  

Answers


10 mins
large contributions


Explanation:
"Large contributions" is fairly general. Unless all contributions are not in cash or the general meaning is preferable in the context, you may wanna be more precise and say something like "high amounts of share capital" or high initial resources".

Cheers,

Béa

Béatrice Huret-Morton
Local time: 04:06
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 300
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14 mins
significant contributions


Explanation:
... No signficant contributions are required because... Le Robert&Collins

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 23:06
PRO pts in pair: 28
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32 mins
Large fundings


Explanation:
HE MENAS TO SAY THAT HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY ARE NOT REQUIRED.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 08:36
PRO pts in pair: 216
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46 mins
capital investment


Explanation:
...does not require a significant capital investment...

May need a little more context but it seems to me that you are talking out what it takes to set up this company. In that case the text refers to, among other things, the capital (apports) required.

Terminum mentions both capital and assets but your context seems to suit capital better

John Garside
Canada
Local time: 22:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 81
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4 hrs
significant capital contribution


Explanation:
"...does not require a significant capital contribution..."

- Janet

Janet Kemp
United States
Local time: 22:06
PRO pts in pair: 39
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4 hrs
important contribution


Explanation:
There is no need to say "significant" when you can say "important", like in French, but you can do so. Make sure you say "contribution" and not "contributions". Although gramatically speaking "contribution" is a singular nown, it is plural in meaning, as it can include several individual contributions, or acts of contributing. In French, "apporter" is "to bring", so the word "apport", which really means contribution, is in a way "the thing that is being brought", or "the act of bringing".

Fred Dichson
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9 hrs
...does not require a major capital investment...


Explanation:
((seconding and thirding, and synthesizing, the preceding suggestions))

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 19:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 953
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Great answer once again. Thanks! George.
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2 days 23 hrs
large capital investments


Explanation:
On parle d'argent.
Good luck.

Luisa Veyán Santana
Peru
Local time: 22:06
Native speaker of: Spanish
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