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French term or phrase:DCD (décédé)
English translation:dead/ deceased
Entered by: Sam D
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02:00 Oct 23, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: D.C.D.
In a police document detailing a motorway traffic accident, there is a table with headings including:
Nom, Age, Alcohol, Incapacité. Under the latter heading it says simply "D.C.D."). Any ideas?
Sam D
Local time: 07:43
dcd is short for "décédé"
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Arthur Borges
Local time: 15:43
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Yep, unfortunately it definitely fits, as the guy died. Many thanks.
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Arthur Borges



7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7

dcd is short for "décédé"

Arthur Borges
Local time: 15:43
PRO pts in pair: 404
Grading comment
Yep, unfortunately it definitely fits, as the guy died. Many thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thierry LOTTE: I am learning something... even if it sounds like a joke....
1 min
  -> It isn't.

agree  Claudia Iglesias
6 mins

agree  JCEC
6 mins

agree  NancyLynn: ben oui
6 mins

agree  xxx& Associates: Wow!
8 mins

neutral  BernieM: I have no idea if your suggestion is right or not, but I guess that being dead could be considered something of an 'incapacité'!!!
9 mins
  -> Well, however liberating it may prove into the next world, it does kinda limit your sealevel options.

agree  sktrans
3 hrs

agree  Florence B: yes - I have worked 1 summer month as a student at the "Sécurité Sociale",and my job was to register the deceased persons writing DCD on their files - I wouldn't have done this for too long ;-)
5 hrs
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