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Hauptkommissar

English translation: chief inspector

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German term or phrase:Hauptkommissar
English translation:chief inspector
Entered by: Maureen Millington-Brodie
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16:54 Jul 19, 2005
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Marketing - Law (general)
German term or phrase: Hauptkommissar
In der letzten Ausgabe (Nr. 16) fragten wir in unserem Gewinnspiel nach dem Namen des Hauptkommissars, der im neuen Roman von Jan Bergrath einen mysteriösen Todesfall aufklärt.
njbeckett
Germany
Local time: 12:54
chief inspector
Explanation:
would fit for a GB English translation
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Maureen Millington-Brodie
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:54
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2chief inspector
Maureen Millington-Brodie
4chief detective
silfilla
3superintendent
bell-issima


  

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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
superintendent


Explanation:
also commissar

bell-issima
Local time: 12:54
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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25 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
chief detective


Explanation:
http://www.google.com/search?as_q=&num=10&hl=en&c2coff=1&btn...

silfilla
Local time: 06:54
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PRO pts in category: 256
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
chief inspector


Explanation:
would fit for a GB English translation

Maureen Millington-Brodie
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andrews: My law dictionary Lister/Veth has a list of German and English police authorities at the back. It shows Hauptkommissar as Chief Inspector. Reminds me of Chief Inspector Morse.......
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agree  KARIN ISBELL
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