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English translation: the social democrat - green federal government

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14:05 Mar 7, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
German term or phrase: die rotgrüne Bundesregierung
"Mit viel Lob wurde die Steuerreform der rotgrnen Bundesregierung begrt, nachdem sie im Juli fr viele berraschend auch den Bundesrat passieren konnte."
Dawn Montague
Local time: 16:10
English translation:the social democrat - green federal government
Explanation:
rot = SPD = Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands = social democrats

green = die Grünen = the Green Party

or

the social democrat and green coalition forming the federal government
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Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 21:10
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nathe social democrat - green federal government
Karl Apsel
nathe red-and-green Federal Government
Alexander Schleber


  

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9 mins
the red-and-green Federal Government


Explanation:
the Federal Government in Germany, composed of the red (Socialist) and the green (Die Grünen) parties.

I think, if your context permits, it would be good to put explanations on the paries in parentheses.

Or you could change the whole thing by dropping the red-green:
"the Federal Goverment, composed of a Socialist-Green coalition, ..."

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 22:10
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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29 mins
the social democrat - green federal government


Explanation:
rot = SPD = Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands = social democrats

green = die Grünen = the Green Party

or

the social democrat and green coalition forming the federal government


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Karl Apsel
Ireland
Local time: 21:10
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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