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vordingend

English translation: prevailing

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German term or phrase:vordingend
English translation:prevailing
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23:25 Jul 14, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
German term or phrase: vordingend
Verträge einer Aktiengesellschaft, die in dem Zeitraum von zwei Jahren nach Aufnahme der Geschäftstätigkeit einer bisher als Vorratsgesellschaft bestehenden Gesellschaft erfolgen sind nach vordingender Ansicht im juristischen Schrifttum als Nachgründung zu behandeln,...

do they mean vordringend, and if so, is it like on the leading edge of judicial opinion, perhaps?
Leslie Nelman
Local time: 22:39
prevailing
Explanation:
Just a guess - to be honest, I've never come across the word myself. However, in my experience working in German banks I've noticed that people tend to invent words (frightening, isn't it?).
So, looking at the context, I reckon they mean 'vorherrschend', i.e. predominant, prevalent.
Good luck!
Selected response from:

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 07:39
Grading comment
Yes, I think prevailing, predominant or previously established all fit the context just fine. Thank you all!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1penetratingMartina Ley
na +1prevailing
Sonia Rowland
na +1predominant
Mats Wiman
na +1previously established
Alexander Schleber
nathieving little soandso??
Mats Wiman
naprevailing is best
Tom Funke


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
prevailing


Explanation:
Just a guess - to be honest, I've never come across the word myself. However, in my experience working in German banks I've noticed that people tend to invent words (frightening, isn't it?).
So, looking at the context, I reckon they mean 'vorherrschend', i.e. predominant, prevalent.
Good luck!

Sonia Rowland
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 37
Grading comment
Yes, I think prevailing, predominant or previously established all fit the context just fine. Thank you all!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  gangels
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
previously established


Explanation:
dingen = take into service (usually more applied to people)
bedingen = to define, establish
"vordingen" does not exist in the Gertman dictionary but would be a usual word combination. So "previously established" is what I think they mean.

HTH


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340

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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
predominant


Explanation:
We're all circling around the right translation to this nonexistent
(even Google!) word.
My Norstedts give for the transaltion of my suggestion the follwing:
predominant, gängse(common): prevalen
vara förhärskande (be dominant) also: predominate, prevail
but I believe 'predominant view among' is what the author wants to express


    Duden, Norsteds+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

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agree  Sonia Rowland: I already mentioned this one in my explanations, thieving little soandso...
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
penetrating


Explanation:
vordringen - sich in eine Richtung ausbreiten, die Soldaten dringen in fremde Gebiete vor

translated as push, penetrate - about ideology etc.

thus penetrating

All the rest about predominant etc. is wrong!


Martina


    German background, dictionary
Martina Ley
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 94

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6 hrs
prevailing is best


Explanation:
I like Sonia's answer. Actually, _vordringend_ does 'exist' on Google:

Searched the web for vordingen OR vordingend OR vordingende OR vordingender. Results 1 - 10 of about 47. Search took 0.18 seconds

but the contexts (and Duden etc.) suggests these are probably all typos.
(GIGO)

(As to Mats' 'second opinion', Sonia, I know you were chiding gently and courteously -- unlike the Rabid Rottweiler(s) on this network -- but keep in mind that some of us develop and post answers concurrently and don't particularly care all that much -- let alone double-check -- what others might be posting at more or less the same time).

All the best from Wild Wonderful West Virginia

Tom


Tom Funke
Local time: 01:39
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
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12 hrs
thieving little soandso??


Explanation:
As my knowledge in English is not that of a native I must confess that the nuance of this comment is not chrystal clear but thanks anyway Tom for your support.
In fact: This time it wasn't simultaneousness but simple haste: I did not read Sonias comment carefully.
I simply reacted negatively to 'prevailing' because to me its has too much of 'winning at last'.
'Predominant' though, is more neutral, simply stating that it has become the dominating idea.


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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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