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Umsetzungsdauer

English translation: It took years to take effect

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German term or phrase:Umsetzungsdauer von Jahren
English translation:It took years to take effect
Entered by: Thijs van Dorssen
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22:48 Dec 12, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: Umsetzungsdauer
Die bei Beginn der industriellen Revolution durch Erfindungen ausgelöste Bauwirksamkeit hat meist mit einer Umsetzungsdauer von Jahren und Jahrzehnten beachtliche Architekturaufgaben bewirkt.

Thank you all.
athena22
United States
Local time: 04:28
it took years to take effect.
Explanation:
"umsetzungsdauer" would mean period of conversion or implementation.
Here we are talking about how long it took to "bring about ...."
So, after many years or decades to take effect the xxx brought about yyy.
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Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 05:28
Grading comment
Thanks for the clear explanation.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5it took years to take effect.
Dr. Fred Thomson


  

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it took years to take effect.


Explanation:
"umsetzungsdauer" would mean period of conversion or implementation.
Here we are talking about how long it took to "bring about ...."
So, after many years or decades to take effect the xxx brought about yyy.

Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 05:28
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5861
Grading comment
Thanks for the clear explanation.
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