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Initiatoren

English translation: originator

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German term or phrase:Initiator
English translation:originator
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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19:42 Jul 4, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: Initiatoren
A business was launched. The people who came up with the idea and founded the company are the Initiatoren. What would we call them in English?
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 22:34
founders
Explanation:
originators, initiators, creators, organizers...
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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 05:34
Grading comment
I decided to go with originators in this context.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1foundersMarcus Malabad
naFoundersHarry Decker


  

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4 mins peer agreement (net): +1
founders


Explanation:
originators, initiators, creators, organizers...

Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 05:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
I decided to go with originators in this context.

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agree  Elinor Thomas
2 mins
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13 mins
Founders


Explanation:
Founders is the most commonly used term


    self
Harry Decker
Local time: 23:34
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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