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Arreté la présente facture de:

English translation: Current invoice total; Total to date

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French term or phrase:Arreté la présente facture de
English translation:Current invoice total; Total to date
Entered by: Trudy Peters
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22:11 Sep 6, 2011
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / Invoice for medical services
French term or phrase: Arreté la présente facture de:
This appears at the bottom of an invoice by a doctor in Guinea, after

Payé au comptant
Reste à payer
*Arreté* la présente facture de:

Thanks in advance for your help!
Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 01:21
Current invoice total
Explanation:
Similar question asked at Word Reference:

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=955961

Answer given:

"This sounds to me like a bill that is produced at intervals for an ongoing commercial relationship, so every so often purchases made up to the latest billing point are added up and the latest bill is produced. But does it actually say "arrêter la présente facture"? I would have expected "arrêtée la présente facture" - and I would probably translate it as "current invoice total" or "invoice total up to and including [date]"

Example of a French invoice with this written at the bottom:

http://www.biztree.com/Modeles/Facture.html

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Note added at 59 mins (2011-09-06 23:10:41 GMT)
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There is another discussion here with many opinions as to how to translate these words:

http://www.aida.translatorscafe.com/tcTerms/KA/thQuestion.as...
Selected response from:

Claire N.
Local time: 01:21
Grading comment
Thanks, clain, for your answer and the links.
I went with "Total to date" in the end.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Current invoice total


Explanation:
Similar question asked at Word Reference:

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=955961

Answer given:

"This sounds to me like a bill that is produced at intervals for an ongoing commercial relationship, so every so often purchases made up to the latest billing point are added up and the latest bill is produced. But does it actually say "arrêter la présente facture"? I would have expected "arrêtée la présente facture" - and I would probably translate it as "current invoice total" or "invoice total up to and including [date]"

Example of a French invoice with this written at the bottom:

http://www.biztree.com/Modeles/Facture.html

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Note added at 59 mins (2011-09-06 23:10:41 GMT)
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There is another discussion here with many opinions as to how to translate these words:

http://www.aida.translatorscafe.com/tcTerms/KA/thQuestion.as...

Claire N.
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 111
Grading comment
Thanks, clain, for your answer and the links.
I went with "Total to date" in the end.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sheila Wilson
7 hrs
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agree  mimi 254
9 hrs
  -> Merci!
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