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English translation: imposed

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German term or phrase:aufoktroyiert
English translation:imposed
Entered by: Elisa Capelão
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18:31 Nov 20, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Marketing
German term or phrase: aufoktroyiert
Context: Glass industry report
...
Das wird eigeninitiativ unternehmerisch von der Mannschaft vorangetrieben und nicht von oben aufoktroyiert...

any help greatly appreciated!
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 06:42
imposed
Explanation:
=> not imposed from above / a higher level / by management

"aufoktroyiert" is a pleonasm and means the same as "oktroyiert".
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Beate Lutzebaeck
New Zealand
Local time: 19:42
Grading comment
Thanks a million for your help!
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imposed


Explanation:
=> not imposed from above / a higher level / by management

"aufoktroyiert" is a pleonasm and means the same as "oktroyiert".


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Beate Lutzebaeck
New Zealand
Local time: 19:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2079
Grading comment
Thanks a million for your help!

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