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English translation: construction camp

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05:56 Oct 11, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
French term or phrase: cantonnement
This is in a list of costs involved in construction, which includes logistics, fees and "le cantonnement". Could it be the cost of providing accommodation for workers? Just a guess.
Help!
Mary
Mary Lalevee
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:53
English translation:construction camp
Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Construction Site Equipment
Types of Constructed Works

construction camp s CORRECT
DEF - The living and service facilities provided for the personnel of a remote construction site. s
1994-11-21

And LGDT confirms:

Domaine(s)
bâtiment
gestion
gestion de projet
Anglais:
construction camp (a)
The living and service facilities provided for the personnel of a remote construction site. (a)
Français:
baraquement de chantier n m (a)
Ensemble d'installations aménagées sur un chantier éloigné et mises à la disposition du personnel en vue de lui assurer le logement et divers autres services. (a)
Synonyme(s):
baraquement n m (a)
campement n m (a)
cantonnement n m (a)
[Office de la langue française, 1992]
RBT8403168
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 11:53
Grading comment
Thanks a million as usual Yolanda!
Mary
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Summary of answers provided
na(food and) accomodation (expenses)xxxPaul Roige
naconstruction camp
Yolanda Broad
naSee below
Debora Blake


  

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11 mins
See below


Explanation:
Hi.

Yes, I think you're on the right track. "cantonnement" would refer to any sort of living quarters or accomodations.

Regards,
Deb

Debora Blake
France
Local time: 17:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
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15 mins
construction camp


Explanation:
From Termium:

English:Construction Site Equipment
Types of Constructed Works

construction camp s CORRECT
DEF - The living and service facilities provided for the personnel of a remote construction site. s
1994-11-21

And LGDT confirms:

Domaine(s)
bâtiment
gestion
gestion de projet
Anglais:
construction camp (a)
The living and service facilities provided for the personnel of a remote construction site. (a)
Français:
baraquement de chantier n m (a)
Ensemble d'installations aménagées sur un chantier éloigné et mises à la disposition du personnel en vue de lui assurer le logement et divers autres services. (a)
Synonyme(s):
baraquement n m (a)
campement n m (a)
cantonnement n m (a)
[Office de la langue française, 1992]
RBT8403168


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
    Le grand dictionnaire terminologique
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 11:53
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 18
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Thanks a million as usual Yolanda!
Mary
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27 mins
(food and) accomodation (expenses)


Explanation:
Quartering and cantonment are usually military terms: putting (troops) into quarters. I would rather use a term less dramatic but more informative:
(food and) accomodation (expenses)
salut :)


    collins, robert, oxford
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 17:53
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
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May 12, 2015 - Changes made by Tony M:
FieldOther » Tech/Engineering
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