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English translation: we are returning your invoice No. ... for safekeeping

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06:50 Aug 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
German term or phrase: zu unserer Entlastung
...Sie erhalten Ihre Rechnungs-Nr....vom... zu unserer Entlastung zurück, da...


Actually I know it, but can't remember it right now. (something with credit or account?)
Michaela Mller
English translation:we are returning your invoice No. ... for safekeeping
Explanation:
The German term just means that the sending party does not want to keep the original invoice - so that party returns the invoice to the other party(mostly after also paying it).
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Beate Boudro
United States
Local time: 09:39
Grading comment
Thank you very much! That fits best, it's about the return of an invoice, but without paying it.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1exonerationshaun samson
na +1credit
Alexander Onishko
nadischarge / relief
Alexander Schleber
nawe are returning your invoice No. ... for safekeepingBeate Boudro


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
credit


Explanation:
Sincerely Yours,
Admiral


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=Entlastung&searchLoc=0&relink=on...
Alexander Onishko
Local time: 18:39
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  William Meyer: to our relief (sic.of a debt,i.e.,a credit
14 hrs
  -> thanks
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2 hrs
we are returning your invoice No. ... for safekeeping


Explanation:
The German term just means that the sending party does not want to keep the original invoice - so that party returns the invoice to the other party(mostly after also paying it).


    The Oxford-Duden German Dictionary
Beate Boudro
United States
Local time: 09:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thank you very much! That fits best, it's about the return of an invoice, but without paying it.
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
exoneration


Explanation:
This is how I've often seen it translated in the past.

Or you might say something like 'act of releasing from an obligation.'

hope it helps

shaun samson
Germany
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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agree  Roland Grefer
7 hrs
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4 hrs
discharge / relief


Explanation:
A board of directors is usually "entlastet" at the end of th efinancial year. Thgis means "discharged from obligation" or "relieved from obligation"

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Feb 21, 2011 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)Business/Commerce (general) » General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Apr 24, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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