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English translation: subject matter experts

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13:12 Jul 19, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Human Resources
German term or phrase: Wissensträger
In a document about the people invited to a conference: various representatives and other "Wissensträger".
English translation:subject matter experts
Explanation:
This expression is commonly used in the US.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 05:34
Grading comment
Thanks for your suggestion. I wasn't familiar with this expression, but have now found lots of uses of it in the Internet.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1In this context,...xxxeurotransl
na +1subject matter experts
Kim Metzger
naexperts
Mary Worby
nainsiderambittles


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
In this context,...


Explanation:
... I would suggest:

decision-takers or

"members of the intelligentsia"

xxxeurotransl

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby: Although I'd call them 'decision makers', not 'takers' :-)
10 hrs
  -> no, that would be "Germanglish" or "Deulish"
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14 mins peer agreement (net): +1
subject matter experts


Explanation:
This expression is commonly used in the US.


    Bi-lingual background
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 05:34
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 447
Grading comment
Thanks for your suggestion. I wasn't familiar with this expression, but have now found lots of uses of it in the Internet.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ulrike Lieder
2 hrs
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38 mins
insider


Explanation:
just a guess

ambittles
Local time: 11:34
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10 hrs
experts


Explanation:
or 'experts in their fields'.

Just an idea, you'll have to see what works best in your context.

HTH

Mary


    experience
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 58
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