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Spitzenhochschule

English translation: top or elite university

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German term or phrase:Spitzenhochschule
English translation:top or elite university
Entered by: Parrot
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17:29 Jun 8, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Spitzenhochschule
Here's the sentence and it's ironic that I should ask:
Ganz „normale“ Worte wie „Universität“, „Rektor“, „Schule“ im Frankreich des 19. Jahrhunderts eine völlig andere Bedeutung besitzen und die „université“ keine Hochschule, sondern oft eine Art Prüfungsbüro, der „recteur“ nicht von den Professoren aus ihrem Kreis gewählt wurden, sondern ein Verwaltungsbeamter war, die „école“ nicht immer eine Primar- oder Sekundarschule war, sondern auch eine Spitzenhochschule sein konnte.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 19:52
top or elite university
Explanation:
Spitze means summit or top. The university is the top or elite of the other universities.
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regency
United States
Local time: 12:52
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Summary of answers provided
naprestigeous college, prestigeous universitygwolf
natop or elite universityregency
natop university
txaccuracy


  

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10 mins
top university


Explanation:
spitzen means very good, fabulous, the best.


    Reference: http://www.tages-anzeiger.ch/archiv/97mai/970514/179100.HTM
txaccuracy
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1 hr
top or elite university


Explanation:
Spitze means summit or top. The university is the top or elite of the other universities.

regency
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3 hrs
prestigeous college, prestigeous university


Explanation:
Some more suggestions I found through a google search.

See these links for more info:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=prestigeou...

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=prestigeou...

Hope it helps.


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