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English translation: discover (-ing)

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06:16 Jul 12, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science
French term or phrase: denicher
The work of the scientific team consists in dénicher dans la flore des molécules actives encore ignorées.
Amanda Calleri
Italy
Local time: 18:28
English translation:discover (-ing)
Explanation:
consists of discovering hitherto unknown active moelcules in the flora
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 18:28
Grading comment
thanx
A.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Discover
Ritu Bhanot
nadiscover (-ing)
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nadiscover (-ing)
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
naidentifying
jgal


  

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6 mins
identifying


Explanation:
The scientif team is working to identify...

jgal
Local time: 18:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 897
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7 mins
discover (-ing)


Explanation:
consists of discovering hitherto unknown active moelcules in the flora

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 18:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
Grading comment
thanx
A.
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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Discover


Explanation:
To unearth, to discover


    The New collins Robert French Dictionary
Ritu Bhanot
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 28

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: This is fast working guys - we're all on line!
4 mins
  -> Well, I guess so! but there's just one problem I get the questions late!
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10 mins
discover (-ing)


Explanation:
consists of discovering hitherto unknown active moelcules in the flora

Extra bit : "unearth" often works well for "dénicher" but here it would be so close that it could lead to a misunderstanding, which is why I have fallen back on something more run of the mill.


    Le Robert & Collins Senior 2000
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 18:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
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