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French term or phrase:COMPTES DE REFERENCE
English translation:relevant accounts
Entered by: Barbara Cochran, MFA
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French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / Contract
French term or phrase: COMPTES DE REFERENCE

4.11 Matériels et installations

Les matériels et installations utilisés par la SOCIÉTÉ et les FILIALES figurant dans les **COMPTES DE REFERENCE** existent physiquement.


Barbara Cochran, MFA
United States
Local time: 12:16

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4 +2reference accountGhyslaine LE NAGARD

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
reference account


Note added at 1 hr (2008-07-14 14:49:46 GMT)

It is the dedicated account used for each specific type of item involved. they usually have names and number; e.g. construction material : code 1600

So anyone (authorized) would be able to enter in the particular account any item corresponding to said reference code.
Very common in accounting / finance for global companies among others and allwoing anyone to easily understand what they are looking at.

Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 03:16
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 47

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  kashew: Reasonable, but in the plural - accounts.
1 hr

neutral  Sheila Wilson: can you explain? Obviously it could be, but what is it?
1 hr

agree  Uma Hariharan
15 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Jul 19, 2008 - Changes made by Barbara Cochran, MFA:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/123909">Barbara Cochran, MFA's</a> old entry - "COMPTES DE REFERENCE" » "relvant accounts"
Jul 19, 2008 - Changes made by Barbara Cochran, MFA:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Jul 14, 2008 - Changes made by writeaway:
FieldLaw/Patents » Bus/Financial

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