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Kaufmann im Rahmen seines Handelsgewerbes

English translation: businessman or trader

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German term or phrase:Kaufmann
English translation:businessman or trader
Entered by: Vesna Zivcic
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23:56 Apr 15, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: Kaufmann im Rahmen seines Handelsgewerbes
context: Auftragsbedingungen fuer Wirtschaftspruefer
Zeus
Local time: 19:24
businessman or trader within the scope of his business / business operation
Explanation:
The Commercial Code (HGB) considers, as a matter of principle, each company engaged in a trade or business as Handelsgewerbe (business) or Kaufmann (businessman or trader), unless the company does not require business operations on a commercial basis with regard to its type and scope.

Just another suggestion!
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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 20:24
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Thank you. I really managed to get a discussion going with this one!
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Summary of answers provided
nabusinessman within the purview of his professiongangels
naa businessman with the sphere of his business activity.Fuad Yahya
naa businessman within the sphere of his business activityFuad Yahya
nabusinessman in the context of his business (or commercial) activitiesLeslie Nelman
nabusinessman or trader within the scope of his business / business operation
Vesna Zivcic
naA businessman with experience within the framework of his trade (with experience in his trade)xxxlone
nacertified/qualified practitioner in the framework of his/her tradeUschi (Ursula) Walke
nabusinessman within the framework of his commercial undertaking
Alexander Schleber


  

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43 mins
businessman within the framework of his commercial undertaking


Explanation:
This one is really not simple, because of the repetition of meaning in "Handel" and "Gewerbe"

Kaufmann = businessman
im Rahmen = within the framework of
seines = his
Handelsgewerbes (here come the problems):
Handel = trade, business
Gewerbe = trade, business, (gainful) commercial activity
Gewerbebetrieb = business enterprise, commercial undertaking



Alexander Schleber
Belgium
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4 hrs
A businessman with experience within the framework of his trade (with experience in his trade)


Explanation:
It's very difficult to translate so it sounds right in English, so I would not to do a literal translation. It's already established that it's about an acountant so maybe you can use either accountant/professional or businessman in this case.

Hope this helps.


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xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 14:24
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Ulrike Lieder
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5 hrs
certified/qualified practitioner in the framework of his/her trade


Explanation:
I'm thinking of qualifications like
Bankkaufmann
Versicherungskaufmann, etc

meaning 3 years of apprenticeship (practical work experience and business college), exams, certificate (IHK).

IHK = Industrie und Handelskammer = chamber of industry and commerce.

Hope this fits.


    xxx
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 05:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

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Ulrike Lieder
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6 hrs
businessman or trader within the scope of his business / business operation


Explanation:
The Commercial Code (HGB) considers, as a matter of principle, each company engaged in a trade or business as Handelsgewerbe (business) or Kaufmann (businessman or trader), unless the company does not require business operations on a commercial basis with regard to its type and scope.

Just another suggestion!


    Reference: http://www.frankfurt-main.ihk.de/en/cci/business/register/
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 20:24
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Thank you. I really managed to get a discussion going with this one!
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9 hrs
businessman in the context of his business (or commercial) activities


Explanation:
I agree with Vesna-Z, essentially. Just suggesting another way to say it. I frequently try to avoid "framework" if I can for "Rahmen"


    experience with a very similar document (might have been the same!)
Leslie Nelman
Local time: 11:24
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18 hrs
businessman within the purview of his profession


Explanation:
"Profession" is the most comprehensive of answers for "Handelsgewerbe". "Trade" or "field of expertise" would probably be acceptable.

gangels
Local time: 12:24
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1 day 14 hrs
a businessman with the sphere of his business activity.


Explanation:
This is probably no better or worse than the other suggestions, just another way of saying it that sound more natural to me.

Fuad


    common usage
Fuad Yahya
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1 day 15 hrs
a businessman within the sphere of his business activity


Explanation:
Sorry for the error in my previous post. I meant "within" not "with."

Fuad

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Sep 27, 2010 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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