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par embechement de

English translation: By proxy

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French term or phrase:par empêchement
English translation:By proxy
Entered by: Parrot
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07:25 Aug 24, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: par embechement de
In a Ministry of Agriculture approval document for plant pesticides, the signature block "pour le ministre et par délégation, par empêchement de le Directrice General de l'Alimentacion, ..."

Does anyone have any suggestion for the phrase "par empêchement...?"

Thanks,

Harold
Harold
By proxy
Explanation:
Or "In the absence of", as was suggested.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 06:26
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Summary of answers provided
na +1By proxy
Parrot
naempêchement
Maya Jurt


  

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11 mins
empêchement


Explanation:
In legalese, it would be "impediment" I would simply write: "in absence"

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 06:26
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 412
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41 mins peer agreement (net): +1
By proxy


Explanation:
Or "In the absence of", as was suggested.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 06:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Posadas: also 'X being unavailable' could do
27 mins
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