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English translation: "the present document/letter/text"

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09:00 Jul 26, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: présentes
Les conditions générales ont également pour objet de définir les conditions et modalités selon lesquelles le client pourra bénéficier de prestations complémentaires décrites à l’annexe 1 des présentes.
bharg
India
Local time: 08:46
English translation:"the present document/letter/text"
Explanation:
'la présente', 'les présentes' are used in administrative documents to mean 'the present document', 'the present letter' etc.
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Neil Coffey
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:16
Grading comment
Your answer fitted best into the context. Thanks for your help.
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Summary of answers provided
nathis/herein
kecikyle
nain legalese = hereinDiane Di Biasio
na"the present document/letter/text"
Neil Coffey


  

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7 mins
"the present document/letter/text"


Explanation:
'la présente', 'les présentes' are used in administrative documents to mean 'the present document', 'the present letter' etc.

Neil Coffey
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 118
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Your answer fitted best into the context. Thanks for your help.
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42 mins
in legalese = herein


Explanation:
Otherwise, in Appendix 1 of this (document/call for tender/report, specification, etc. depending on the case)

Diane Di Biasio
Local time: 22:16
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 9
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2 hrs
this/herein


Explanation:
I have rarely seen the English adjective present used in that context. However in French we use the word présent quite often to translate the word this (in this document..dans le présent document). Herein can also be used (Appendix 1 provided herein). Hope it helps.

kecikyle
Canada
Local time: 22:16
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 4
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