Strafaktion

English translation: punitive action

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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."
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Kathryn McFarland
punitive action
Explanation:
For what it's worth, Langenscheidt gives "punitive action".
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punitive action


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

IanW (X)
Local time: 14:17
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingrid Blank
2 mins

agree  Daniela Wolff
3 mins

agree  Frosty: Spot on
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agree  kunstkoenigin: military action
11 mins

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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