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Wiss. Buchges.

English translation: wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft

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10:05 Jul 10, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Wiss. Buchges.
This is from a library catalogue and appears an abbreviation of a book editor/publisher. What would the correct full spelling be?
RCE
Local time: 13:51
English translation:wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft
Explanation:
I am almost 100% certain that is a 'scientific publishing house'.

Hope this helps.

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Blixen
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:51
Grading comment
Thank you very much. Unfortunately I could only choose one winner, and I chose you because one big problem is making sure the endings are right, and you gave them to me.
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Summary of answers provided
nascientific publisher or scientific publishing company
Brigitte Gendebien
nawissenschaftliche BuchgesellschaftBlixen


  

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33 mins
wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft


Explanation:
I am almost 100% certain that is a 'scientific publishing house'.

Hope this helps.



Blixen
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
Thank you very much. Unfortunately I could only choose one winner, and I chose you because one big problem is making sure the endings are right, and you gave them to me.
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46 mins
scientific publisher or scientific publishing company


Explanation:
wiss. wissenschaftlich, wissentlich
Wiss. Wissenschaft, Wissenschaftler(in)
ges. gesammelt; gesamt; gesehen; gesetzlich; gesichert; gesucht; gesund
Ges. Gesamt...; Gesandter, Gesandtschaft[s...]; Gesang[s...]; Geselle; Gesellschaft[er]; Gesetz; Gesuch
Buchges.
Source: Koblischke, Kleines Abkürzungsbuch, VEB Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig, 1984


Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 13:51
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 139
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