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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Criminal justice/Penal systems
|French term or phrase: deux ans de prison dont un ferme|
|Is there a standard translation of "ferme" in this context?|
Here's an article using it:
Lundi, Philippe Nativel avait requis un an de prison – au lieu des quatre prévus par la loi du 10 août 2007 instaurant des peines planchers pour les récidivistes – à l'égard d'un homme pris en flagrant délit de trafic de stupéfiants dans un centre commercial, alors qu'il avait été condamné à **deux ans de prison, dont un ferme**, l'an dernier pour des faits de même nature.
(Le Monde, 30 août 2007)
|Redo the maths|
One year in prison / in custody / of incarceration plus a one-year suspended sentence / plus a suspended sentence of 1 year
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From Jamal al-Tawil’s sentencing, after a plea bargain had been reached and he had been given a three-year sentence plus a suspended sentence and fined 5000 ...
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|I like the logic of this approach. (Especially since the jury is still out on an acceptable translation of "ferme".) Thanks everyone.|
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