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Service Étranger

English translation: Overseas Division/ International Division

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French term or phrase:Service Étranger
English translation:Overseas Division/ International Division
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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05:47 Aug 30, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: Service Étranger
department in a company
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 13:45
"Overseas Division" or "International Division"
Explanation:
Normally a company has a division dealing with domestic and international sales and may be generally referred as Exports Department. But Overseas Division or International Division has a wider connotation
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B SATISH
India
Local time: 13:45
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Many Thanks!

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2"Overseas Division" or "International Division"
B SATISH
na +1Foreign Operations Department
Francesco D'Alessandro
naForeign department
jgal
naOverseas Department
jsavage


  

Answers


2 mins
Foreign department


Explanation:
or, more probably, 'export department'.

I would use 'foreign' if it is referring to a service (e.g. helpline), rather than the sale of an actual product (in which case it would be 'export').

HTH

Julia

jgal
Local time: 09:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 897
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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Foreign Operations Department


Explanation:
just for more clarity's sake

Francesco D'Alessandro
Spain
Local time: 08:15
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 67

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  CLS Lexi-tech: Foreign Operations alone would also do.
4 mins
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8 mins
Overseas Department


Explanation:
Another possibility!!

jsavage
Local time: 08:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14
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33 mins peer agreement (net): +2
"Overseas Division" or "International Division"


Explanation:
Normally a company has a division dealing with domestic and international sales and may be generally referred as Exports Department. But Overseas Division or International Division has a wider connotation

B SATISH
India
Local time: 13:45
PRO pts in pair: 29
Grading comment
Many Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mckinnc: sounds good to me
7 mins

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: I prefer Department generally. Division soudns mulit-national - which might be right for your context though!
47 mins
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