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Dix ans fermes

English translation: Ten years fixed term

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French term or phrase:Dix ans fermes
English translation:Ten years fixed term
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21:33 Feb 23, 2012
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French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents - Real Estate / Document concerning a change of lease
French term or phrase: Dix ans fermes

I am translating a document, which is about a change of lease. The duration is specified as "dix ans fermes". Does this simply mean "ten years fixed"?

Sorry if this is a stupid question!!

Many thanks,
James Murray
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:17
Ten years fixed term
That is what I would say and it seems to google fine on Google UK.
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Robin Salmon
Local time: 16:17
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Many thanks!
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Robin Salmon



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Ten years fixed term

That is what I would say and it seems to google fine on Google UK.

    Reference: http://www.google.co.uk/#hl=en&gs_nf=1&cp=12&gs_id=24&xhr=t&...
Robin Salmon
Local time: 16:17
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Many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rkillings: You can certainly say "ten years firm" in the US market, but that seems to be rare in the UK.
9 hrs

agree  B D Finch: Re rk's comment above, I think "ten years firm" is definitely US and not UK.
10 hrs

agree  AllegroTrans
18 hrs
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