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12:38 Sep 8, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: untersetzt
Die konkreten und technologischen Ablaeufe wurden kaufmaennisch untersetzt (Produktionsplanung, Einkauf).

Er... "placed into a commercial context"?
Amelia
English translation:see below
Explanation:
untersetzt=[zu veraltet untersetzen=stuetzen, festigen , also
eigentlich. =gefestigt] (Duden)
Therefore, it is not justified, but rather substantiated, confirmed, strenghtened, solidified (Muret-Sanders)
auch fundiert kann hier als Synonym
gelten: founded, grounded, substantiated

to justify=gerechtfertigen
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Elisabeth Moser
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Summary of answers provided
nageared downMike McDonald
nawill have sales and marketing support (production planning,
Parrot
nasee below
Elisabeth Moser
nasupported, justified.Nancy Schmeing
naYour idea is quite good but one could also pick something from the following:Dan McCrosky


  

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18 mins
Your idea is quite good but one could also pick something from the following:


Explanation:
Die konkreten und technologischen Abläufe wurden kaufmännisch untersetzt

(Produktionsplanung, Einkauf).

=

The physical/material/practical/tangible and technical processes/procedures were placed under/subordinate(d) under/below/to the commercial/business/marketing (processes/procedures)

(production planning, purchasing)

Hamblock/Wesels – Eichborn – Romain – Langenscheidt

- HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky
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51 mins
supported, justified.


Explanation:
An Untersatz is a support. When you do production planning, you decide which products, etc., have a likelihood of enough profit that their R+D, production, etc. will pay off. Specific companies I have worked for have a target of a certain % of profit. Anything less expected and the widget doesn't get produced. Purchasing also comes in because raw materials make a difference pricewise. So the essence is."Concrete and technological scenarios were supported (or argued, or justified, or presented) from a business point of view." BW, Nancy

Nancy Schmeing
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4 hrs
see below


Explanation:
untersetzt=[zu veraltet untersetzen=stuetzen, festigen , also
eigentlich. =gefestigt] (Duden)
Therefore, it is not justified, but rather substantiated, confirmed, strenghtened, solidified (Muret-Sanders)
auch fundiert kann hier als Synonym
gelten: founded, grounded, substantiated

to justify=gerechtfertigen


    Duden, Muret-Sanders
Elisabeth Moser
United States
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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4 hrs
will have sales and marketing support (production planning,


Explanation:
purchase)

Parrot
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12 hrs
geared down


Explanation:
'The actual and technological processes were geared down in business terms.'

Interesting metaphorical use of the technical meaning of the verb 'untersetzen', qualified with the adverb 'kaufmännisch'.

Mike McDonald
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