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14:50 Feb 18, 2009
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
German term or phrase: Nutzungen
Das Holz stammt aus Nutzungen, welche den jeweis gültigen gesetztlichen Bestimmungen entsprechen.

The only thing I can think of is: The wood originates from forests, cops etc.
Martin Wenzel
Local time: 23:40

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3limber plantations (AE); limber plantations
Vittorio Ferretti
3{forest or wood} production sites

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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
{forest or wood} production sites

Since it would be clear what sort of production is going on, you might leave off the 'forest' or wood.

    Reference: http://www.fao.org/docrep/w8212e/w8212e04.htm
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50 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
limber plantations (AE); limber plantations

"medium" confidence only, bacause I only suppose that for the source "Nutzungen" = "Nutzholzplantagen"

Vittorio Ferretti
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neutral  jccantrell: Would that be 'lumber?' -- I meant lumber as opposed to limber.
13 mins
  -> you can produce "lumber" from any sort of wood; "lumber plantations" are specifically for lumber
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