grands donneurs d'ordre ???

English translation: Key Players / who call the shots

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09:50 Jul 26, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: grands donneurs d'ordre ???
Ses principaux clients sont de grands donneurs d'ordre dans le domaine de l'aéronautique et du ferroviaire.
How would you translate the term grands donneurs d'ordre. Leaders maybe? I know that donneur d'ordre is translated as principal but it didn't feel right no matter how I played with it. Advice please!! Thanks for your time.
Derek
Derek Johnson
English translation:Key Players / who call the shots
Explanation:
key palyers - those who call the shots, perhaps.
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Heathcliff
naKey Players / who call the shots
Telesforo Fernandez
naMain players
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6 mins
Main players


Explanation:
or leaders would be fine in my opinion. HTH Claire

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6 mins
Key Players / who call the shots


Explanation:
key palyers - those who call the shots, perhaps.

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1 day 4 hrs
major players


Explanation:
is the standard colloquial English business term.

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