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22:03 Dec 5, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
German term or phrase: Strukturbrüche
totale wirtschaftliche Strukturbrüche in fast allen industriellen Bereichen

Is there a better way to say this than structural breakdown?

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Tom Funke

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You did better than some, but I second Ralf's suggestion!

Ample context from the asker is both a valuable tool and a simple courtesy much appreciated by your would-be helpers: Both to help us invest our own time efficiently in your behalf -- as you are requesting -- and to give you the best answers possible, it makes good sense to include adequate context in your queries -- as a minimum:
(1) a definition of the general context (subject matter), plus
(2) ample specific context: the entire source sentence as a minmum (or more -- excepting of course confidential/proprietary information, which can be disguised or omitted.)
(Other useful information may include for instance the target audience/country and the purpose of the translation.)

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All the best, Tom.

Tom Funke
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Someone else answered it. Thank you.

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