English translation: punitive action

German term or phrase:Strafaktion
English translation:punitive action
Entered by: Kathryn McFarland

09:05 Apr 6, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Government / Politics
German term or phrase: Strafaktion
"Die vorliegende Studie vertritt die These, dass Milosevic die NATO-Intervention bewusst in Kauf nahm da er davon ausging, dass es sich um eine zeitlich begrenzte Strafaktion handeln würde."
Kathryn McFarland
punitive action
For what it's worth, Langenscheidt gives "punitive action".
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punitive action

For what it's worth, Langenscheidt gives "punitive action".

IanW (X)
Local time: 14:17
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agree  Ingrid Blank
2 mins

agree  Daniela Wolff
3 mins

agree  Frosty: Spot on
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agree  kunstkoenigin: military action
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agree  Gabrielle Lyons
26 mins

agree  Francis Lee (X): or "a punitive measure"
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agree  Sarah Swift
1 hr

agree  Lancashireman
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agree  Kathi Stock
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agree  sonja29 (X)
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