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English translation: preventative

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German term or phrase:vorbeugend
English translation:preventative
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20:27 Nov 28, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: verbeugend
In a heading: "Verbeugende Instandhaltung"

In description of management procedures. I believe second term means "maintenance and repair" or something similar.
Dawn Montague
Local time: 08:20
preventive maintenance
Explanation:
The German would be vorbeugend, not verbeugend (slight difference - vOrbeugen is to prevent, vErbeugen is to bow - maybe that's why you had trouble finding it...)

vorbeugende Instandhaltung f
(IndE) preventive maintenance
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 05:20
Grading comment
Thank you again.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
napreventive maintenance
Mats Wiman
napreventive maintenanceUlrike Lieder
napreventative maintenanceAndrea McNamara


  

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6 mins
preventative maintenance


Explanation:
literal translation

Andrea McNamara
PRO pts in pair: 19
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10 mins
preventive maintenance


Explanation:
The German would be vorbeugend, not verbeugend (slight difference - vOrbeugen is to prevent, vErbeugen is to bow - maybe that's why you had trouble finding it...)

vorbeugende Instandhaltung f
(IndE) preventive maintenance

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 05:20
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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26 mins
preventive maintenance


Explanation:
'verbeugend' is a typo: should be 'vorbeugende'=preventive, prophylactic.


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Mats Wiman
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Local time: 14:20
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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