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English translation: surplus / profit

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German term or phrase:Überschuss
English translation:surplus / profit
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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08:41 Jul 1, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
German term or phrase: Uberschuss-
Several compounds of the DE word "Überschuß-" occur in an insurance policy. For example:
Schlußüberschußanteil
Überschußanteil
Kostenüberschußanteil
Teilüberschuß

Would anyone be able to provide some help in defining these terms in the insurance context?

Thanks very much,

Harold
Harold
surplus / profit
Explanation:
Zahn defines "Überschuß" as profit or excess. This term often also is used in balance sdheets for profits, i.e. the surplus from trade after costs.
Überschußanteil = profit participation. In many life insurance plocies you will be paid out a participation of profits made with the premiums you have paid in.
Kostenüberschußanteil = participation in cost surplus
Teilüberschuß = partial surplus / partial profit (usually for a time period during the term of the policy and before the

Schlußüberschußanteil = final profit participation (at the en,d of the term of a policy, for instance one that is paid out at a certain date)

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
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na +2surplus / profit
Alexander Schleber
na +1surplus ...
Tom Funke


  

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surplus ...


Explanation:
Überschuß: surplus

(Müller-Lutz, Internationales Versicherungswörterbuchsystem, ISBN 3 88487 200 1)

The compounds aren’t listed in this insurance dictionary, but could be derived and then tested on Google or AltaVista.

All the best, Tom


Tom Funke
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  Mats Wiman
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31 mins peer agreement (net): +2
surplus / profit


Explanation:
Zahn defines "Überschuß" as profit or excess. This term often also is used in balance sdheets for profits, i.e. the surplus from trade after costs.
Überschußanteil = profit participation. In many life insurance plocies you will be paid out a participation of profits made with the premiums you have paid in.
Kostenüberschußanteil = participation in cost surplus
Teilüberschuß = partial surplus / partial profit (usually for a time period during the term of the policy and before the

Schlußüberschußanteil = final profit participation (at the en,d of the term of a policy, for instance one that is paid out at a certain date)

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 04:43
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 45

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sonia Rowland: but why do the Ge4rmans always need so mny words?
17 hrs

agree  Marcel: hey Sonia, we don't need many words, we just make them extremely long so that nobody else can understand us *wink*
1 day 2 hrs
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