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English translation: stand-by duty

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02:48 Jan 31, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: astreintes
participation aux astreintes de neurologie (1 hebdomadaire)
It's part of a CV. The tranlsations I have found for astreintes do not seem suitable in this context
fmatteoda
Spain
Local time: 17:51
English translation:stand-by duty
Explanation:
"A condition of employment whereby an employee is required to maintain himself immediately available for extra-professional services during a defined period outside of his normal hours of work."
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nastand-by dutycharivoss
nacompulsory contributions
Mats Wiman
nacompulsory turns of dutyAlbert Golub


  

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5 mins
compulsory turns of duty


Explanation:
il doit s'agir de tours de garde obligatoires en service hospitalier

Albert Golub
Local time: 17:51
Native speaker of: French
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18 mins
compulsory contributions


Explanation:
astreint=1 (participle of astreindre) forced, 2 fine 3 duty, obligation

' hebdomaire'(weekly) seems to indicate that we're talking about an article in a weekly where a student has to make contributions


    Norstedts fr<>sv+sv<>en+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 17:51
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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3 hrs
stand-by duty


Explanation:
"A condition of employment whereby an employee is required to maintain himself immediately available for extra-professional services during a defined period outside of his normal hours of work."


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
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