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staatsexamen , promotion

English translation: Civil and Public Service Examination, conferment of a doctorate

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08:00 Dec 2, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: staatsexamen , promotion
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Al Saleh Mohammad
English translation:Civil and Public Service Examination, conferment of a doctorate
Explanation:
The Dictionary of Personnel and Educational Terms by O'Flanagan and Irle gives "Civil and Public Service Examination" for "Staatsexamen." Langenscheidt gives "(first) state examination."
Herbst gives "state examination."
"Promotion" is the award or conferment of a doctorate.
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John Schweinsberg
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Civil and Public Service Examination, conferment of a doctorate


Explanation:
The Dictionary of Personnel and Educational Terms by O'Flanagan and Irle gives "Civil and Public Service Examination" for "Staatsexamen." Langenscheidt gives "(first) state examination."
Herbst gives "state examination."
"Promotion" is the award or conferment of a doctorate.


    Langenscheidt, Encyclopaedic Muret-Sanders German Dict.
John Schweinsberg
PRO pts in pair: 55

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thomas Bollmann
3 mins

agree  Gerard Reid: state examination is better
1 hr

agree  Kathryn Partlan: with Gerard; a Staatsexamen doesn't necessarily correspond to a Civil Service Examination.
3 hrs

agree  Uschi (Ursula) Walke: I go for state examinations, in a form (I think) it's plural
8 hrs
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