verkörpern

English translation: embody, represent

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German term or phrase:verkörpern
English translation:embody, represent
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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22:12 Aug 12, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: verkörpern
Sie verkörpern das Know-How der Umstellung einer auf Rohstoff basierenden Wirtschaft auf Hochtechnologie.
Poornima
represent
Explanation:
There is absolutely nothing wrong with "embody." I just feel "represent" fits better in this sentence.

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
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-Poornima
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Summary of answers provided
natypify / stand for / are representative of
claudiar
narepresent
Fuad Yahya
naembody
Mats Wiman


  

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8 mins
embody


Explanation:
They embody the knowhow...


    Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 19:43
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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14 mins
represent


Explanation:
There is absolutely nothing wrong with "embody." I just feel "represent" fits better in this sentence.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
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-Poornima
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27 mins
typify / stand for / are representative of


Explanation:
They typify the know-how (required) to move from an economy based on natural resources to a high-technology society.


    a quick google search for "typify" confirmed that the term can be used in this context suggested above.
claudiar
Local time: 03:43
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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