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13:46 Oct 27, 2004
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Human Resources
French term or phrase: néant
NOT nothingness or anything about babies
Katell De Groote


Summary of answers provided
5 +1none
Jane Lamb-Ruiz
4 +1nothingness
Krokodil
5nil
Calou
4nothing - nil
Martyn Glenville-Sutherland
3oblivion, total blank, a void,
suezen


Discussion entries: 2





  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
néant
none


Explanation:
is this a questionnaire????? If so, the answer is NONE I mean how can one guess?

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 135

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nathalie Bendavid
7 hrs
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
néant
oblivion, total blank, a void,


Explanation:
to spring from nowhere
it all depends on the context.

suezen
Local time: 06:13
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 56
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
néant
nil


Explanation:
another one !

Calou
Local time: 06:13
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
néant
nothing - nil


Explanation:
Standard translation - but more context needed

Martyn Glenville-Sutherland
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
nothingness


Explanation:
Here's another one for the collection!!

Krokodil
Germany
Local time: 06:13
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  1045
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