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A périmètre constant

English translation: on a like-for-like basis

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08:32 Aug 6, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Finance (general)
French term or phrase: A périmètre constant
In text describing a company's revenue: A périmètre constant, l'exercice 2004 enregistre une amélioration des coûts de l'ordre de...."
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English translation:on a like-for-like basis
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5 +5on a like-for-like basis
4on a comparable basis
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A périmètre constant
on a comparable basis

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on a comparable basis

à périmetre constant Source

OBS – On a comparable basis, or
any number of expressions along
those lines. Simply means the
companies (subsidiaries etc.)
consolidated are unchanged, or
that account has been taken of
changes in the comparison. It
means "at constant scope of
consolidation" or "at comparable
structure". You can say simply
"on a comparable basis" or "on a
like-for-like basis", but then you
leave some question as to what
adjustments have been made (e.g.
have exchange rates been held
constant as well?). Source

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A périmètre constant
on a like-for-like basis

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agree  Marian Greenfield
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agree  GILOU
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agree  xxxKirstyMacC: Already in ProZ glossaries a few times, some with detailed explanations.
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