allein bestimmendes Teilkriterium

English translation: single/sole determining criterion (or factor)

German term or phrase:allein bestimmendes Teilkriterium
English translation:single/sole determining criterion (or factor)
Entered by: Steffen Walter

09:20 Apr 26, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Science (general) / math / chem modelling
German term or phrase: allein bestimmendes Teilkriterium
Es wird so ein Teilkriterium zum allein bestimmenden gemacht. Die skizzierte Praxis schließt nämlich die Annahme ein, dass die Selbstzersetzung sogleich „durchgehen“ würde, wenn die SADT in der Umgebung erreicht wird. Tatsächlich können Wochen vergehen, bis es zur unmittelbar gefährlichen Entwicklung kommt.

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single/sole determining criterion (o. factor)
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3 +3single/sole determining criterion (o. factor)
Cilian O'Tuama
2the (pre)dominant/decisive criterion
Francis Lee (X)



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allein bestimmenden
single/sole determining criterion (o. factor)


Cilian O'Tuama
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agree  Gabrielle Lyons
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agree  casper (X)
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neutral  Francis Lee (X): Very helpful comment on the Asker's question, there.
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allein bestimmenden
the (pre)dominant/decisive criterion

The sentence is complete; imagine there's a "Teilkriterium" right after "zum allein bestimmenden". ;-)
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