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German term or phrase:Aktionstag
English translation:promotion
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14:39 May 9, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
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German term or phrase: Aktionstag
Here is the context: Anzahl Besucher pro Aktionstag.
Georg
promotion (day)
Explanation:
"the number of visitors per promotion (day)" - an alternative...
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Karl Apsel
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Summary of answers provided
naaction day / day of action
Vesna Zivcic
naper day [of the event]Ulrike Lieder
napromotion (day)
Karl Apsel
na"during normal operating days"Ryan Montcalm
nanumber of visitors per sales daysamsi


  

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20 mins
number of visitors per sales day


Explanation:
Aktionstag = sales day / salesday
Anzahl = quantity, amount, number

in the given context "number" is correct

check this out:
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hope this helped



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Ulrike Lieder

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28 mins
"during normal operating days"


Explanation:
"campaign day" literally, but here I think what is meant rather is "during a normal operating day". This doesn't translate very well into English "Campaign day" (usual meaning), so I think what they want is "on a normal day of operation" or "on a normal operating day"
[The number/count of visitors on a normal day of operation]


    Reference: http://dictionaries.travlang.com/GermanEnglish/
Ryan Montcalm
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Ulrike Lieder

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1 hr
promotion (day)


Explanation:
"the number of visitors per promotion (day)" - an alternative...

Karl Apsel
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3 hrs
per day [of the event]


Explanation:
Aktionstag can be (and generally is) more than just a day on which a sales promotion is run; it is generally be a special day to draw the public's attention to a special topic, such as, for instance, renewable energy sources, use of new media in the training of apprentices, and a host of other special interest projects. (See some examples below). An Aktionstag is comparable to a special interest fair (e.g. an energy fair where all sorts of vendors display their wares and information, or a home building/home design show, or events of that nature).

Presumably your text indicates the type of program/campaign that the Aktionstag refers to, in which case "number of visitors per day" might already be sufficient.

If the text deals with Aktionstage in general (i.e. days devoted to the promotion of different topics/interests), you might wish to use a phrase such as "per day dedicated to the promotion of xyz" or "per day of the xyz event/fair/show/promotion/campaign" or s.th. like that.

However, unless you are quite sure that this particular Aktion is a sales promotion, I'd try stay away from translations such as sales day, normal operating day, etc. By definition, an Aktionstag is something OUT of the ordinary, thus normal operating day would be the exact opposite of the intended meaning.

Am 21.Juni findet auf der Freifläche ein Aktionstag Erneuerbare Ernergien statt. Geplant sind erweiterte Beratungsangebote, ein Gewinnspiel und Livemusik. Ausstellende Firmen werden in den Ablauf einbezogen. Zielgruppe des Aktionstages sind Familien mit Kindern und Jugendliche.
www.solarpavillon.de/Aktionstag_21._Juni/aktionstag_21._jun...

Aktionstag Neue Medien in der Lehre, Universität Siegen 1999. Der Aktionstag Neue
Medien in der Lehre fand am 16.04.99 in der Universität-Gesamthochschule ...
www.ub.uni-siegen.de/pub/publications/rektorat/colloq-4-99/

Aktionstag Börse International 2001. [ENTER].
www.aktionstag.de

HTH


Ulrike Lieder
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7 hrs
action day / day of action


Explanation:
If your wider context has to do with (formal & informal) politics and political actions, and not with sales, then you may use: " action day" or "day of action"

1. A-Infos (de) 30. NOVEMBER - GLOBALER AKTIONSTAG
... wird der naechste "Global Action Day" stattfinden. Wir rufen auf, dass viele Gruppen und Zusammenhaenge den naechsten globalen Aktionstag (30.11.) zB in den ...

2. International Day Of Action In Support Of Asylum-Seekers In Ireland.

Internationaler Aktionstag zur Unterstuetzung der AsylbewerberInnen in Irland


    Reference: http://www.ainfos.ca/99/oct/ainfos00271.html
    Reference: http://flag.blackened.net/revolt/once.html
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