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English translation: carrying case

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French term or phrase:malette
English translation:carrying case
Entered by: marfus
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07:27 Aug 22, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: malettes
an inventory of computer equipment:
[heading] Malettes
avec pistolet lecteur codes barres, interface et accessoires
exapno
carrying case
Explanation:
none needed
Selected response from:

Serge L
Local time: 13:10
Grading comment
Thanks very much. I did find 'carrying case' on Eurodicautom but wasn't sure if there were any other technical translations. Thanks again.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2casesmckinnc
na +1carrying casesSerge L
na +1carrying caseSerge L
nacarry case
Mary Worby
nasmall case
Nikki Scott-Despaigne


  

Answers


4 mins peer agreement (net): +1
carrying case


Explanation:
none needed

Serge L
Local time: 13:10
PRO pts in pair: 227
Grading comment
Thanks very much. I did find 'carrying case' on Eurodicautom but wasn't sure if there were any other technical translations. Thanks again.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: carruying case is better!
1 min
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4 mins
small case


Explanation:
Just as a "malle" is a trunk (GB English), a "malette" is a small case, here containing the items listed.

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 13:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
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5 mins peer agreement (net): +2
cases


Explanation:
containing barcode reader gun...

mckinnc
Local time: 13:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 922

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clair@Lexeme: My comment below was actually intended for this answer, sorry!
2 mins

agree  Poornima Iyengar: just cases is sufficient! Stick to this one!
6 mins
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
carrying cases


Explanation:
just to complete my previous answer: malettes is of course plural.

Serge L.

Serge L
Local time: 13:10
PRO pts in pair: 227

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clair@Lexeme: I think this is sufficient
0 min
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10 mins
carry case


Explanation:
I know you've picked the answer already - but I think this may be the more common term.

Which is not to say there is anything wrong with carrying case (-: - just thought I'd give you an alternative ...

HTH

Mary

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484
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