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English translation: after/following

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French term or phrase:à distance
English translation:after/following
Entered by: Roddy Tannahill
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07:37 Oct 18, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: à distance
"La population est constituée de 36 sportifs ayant bénéficié d’un séjour de rééducation au centre X, à distance d’un geste chirurgical orthopédique, dans le cadre d’un « programme de ré-athlétisation » ou de « rééducation complémentaire"

I'm just not 100% sure on this one. What does 'à distance' mean in this context - is it simply 'following' or 'after'?

TIA :)
Roddy Tannahill
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:02
"à distance" means "after".
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Stéphanie Argentin
Local time: 20:02
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Merci :)
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Stéphanie Argentin



6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
à distance (see sentence)

"à distance" means "after".

Stéphanie Argentin
Local time: 20:02
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 7
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Merci :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Brainstorm: and "following" as an alternative
2 mins

agree  Gayle Wallimann: Yes, but it means that it is not immediately after surgery, the therapy is after the recovery period.
16 mins

agree  VRN
37 mins
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Feb 23, 2011 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Term askedà distance (see sentence) » à distance

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