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20:19 Aug 1, 2006
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French to English translations [PRO]
Law (general) / court document
French term or phrase: à titre subsidaire
I've checked the gloss, but would like other suggestions please (for me to compare with one that I have been given). Thanks

à titre subsidaire, la responsabilité de Madame X quant à la genèse de l’accident est engagée principalement sur la base de l’article …
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1in the alternativeNeil Crockford
3 +2secondarilyxxxBourth

Discussion entries: 5



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WRGSB maintains that it is only secondarily liable--and Insignia primarily ... Neither has WRGSB shown that Kirschbaum's accident resulted from Insignia's ...

As already noted, the Greenville fire truck involved in this accident was ... been required to discharge a claim for which he is only secondarily liable, ...

In that case, the principal becomes secondarily liable and compensation may ... accident was not compensable against Fluor Daniel because "the accident did ...

Once their legal responsibility ends, the insurance company which is secondarily responsible must begin paying your medical bills. ...

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Notes to answerer
Asker: how about 'furthermore' ?

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agree  xxxtifa142: secondarily
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agree  gad
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
in the alternative

i.e. If the first argument is rejected, then we'll try this.

Neil Crockford
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agree  xxxAdrian MM.: if plaadings: or, alternatively
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