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vedette à grande vitesse

English translation: high-speed boat

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French term or phrase:vedette à grande vitesse
English translation:high-speed boat
Entered by: Anna Stevenson
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05:59 Jan 31, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: vedette à grande vitesse
"XXX effectue, avec ses vedettes à grande vitesse, des liaisons maritimes régulières."

This is a maritime tourism document. Am I right in thinking it's a "high-speed excursion boat"?
Anna Stevenson
France
Local time: 13:53
high-speed boat
Explanation:
I agree with your suggestion.
To help you decide please take a look at:


NGV : L'intérêt de ces navires
... de 500000 tonnes navigant à 20 nds, est un ... semi-rapide et une vedette de plaisance, un navire ... que la notion de " grande vitesse " est adaptable au ...
perso.wanadoo.fr/fcapoulade/int.htm


and

LA PROVENCE - ARCHIVES
... marin a reçu hier une vedette rapide pour assurer la police de l ... 25/08/98) - La
formule des navires à grande vitesse (NGV) ne résiste pas au ...
www.laprovence-presse.fr/economie/archives/sindex.html


hope it helps!
Selected response from:

Elisa Capelão
Local time: 12:53
Grading comment
Thank you for the helpful context!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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nahigh-speed, fast launchesAlbert Golub
nahigh-speed boat
Elisa Capelão


  

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16 mins
high-speed boat


Explanation:
I agree with your suggestion.
To help you decide please take a look at:


NGV : L'intérêt de ces navires
... de 500000 tonnes navigant à 20 nds, est un ... semi-rapide et une vedette de plaisance, un navire ... que la notion de " grande vitesse " est adaptable au ...
perso.wanadoo.fr/fcapoulade/int.htm


and

LA PROVENCE - ARCHIVES
... marin a reçu hier une vedette rapide pour assurer la police de l ... 25/08/98) - La
formule des navires à grande vitesse (NGV) ne résiste pas au ...
www.laprovence-presse.fr/economie/archives/sindex.html


hope it helps!


    see above
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 12:53
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 37
Grading comment
Thank you for the helpful context!

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Yolanda Broad
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17 mins
high-speed, fast launches


Explanation:
don't use "boat" too general

Albert Golub
Local time: 13:53
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359

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