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07:46 Jan 5, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Repo-Wochen
Er erläuterte, dass auf der jetzigen Repo-Wochen-Liste auch die bereits Ende 1999 durch Stimmzettel bestätigten Wochen erscheinen würden.
This comes from a text which is the minutes of the AGM of a timeshare holiday club in Spain. The 'Wochen' being referred to are the weeks owned by members of the timeshare club. However, I'm not sure what the list of Repo-Wochen is. The only thing that comes to mind is 'Reposition', ie maybe owners have decided to change their weeks but this is just a guess.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 21:33
English translation:repossession ?
Explanation:
Kristina's guess makes sense, as you can see from the following, owners who do not keep current on their timeshare fees lose their weeks (the weeks are, ín effect "repossessed"). There is no such word as "repo" in German, but as the timeshare industry is rather dominated by English, it's conceivable that the English term was simply adopted.

Sehr geehrter TimeShare - Interessent !
Sie sind bereits Mitglied im TSH Ferienclub und wollen zusätzliche Wochen? Und dies zu besonders günstigen Konditionen ?
Wie Sie wissen, gibt es (leider) eine Reihe von Mitgliedern, die ihre Mitgliedsbeiträge und damit die Betriebskosten nicht bezahlt haben. Diesen Mitgliedern wurden ihre Wochen entzogen und diese Wochen können Sie jetzt zu besonders günstigen Konditionen haben. Nachstehend finden Sie die Liste dieser Wochen. Bieten Sie was Sie wollen. Wenn es binnen 4 Wochen kein besseres Gebot gibt - gehört die Woche - zu Ihrem vorgeschlagenen Preis - Ihnen! Bei Wochen in den roten Saisonen muss das Mindestangebot allerdings bei 1.000 EURO liegen.
Woche Apartment Kategorie Saison
1 105 A rot 1
1 301 A rot 1

(The list that follows is much, much longer, but you get the idea...)

http://www.neuepost.at/TSN/TSNwochen.html


HTH.
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 12:33
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naRepo-Wochen-Liste = List of weeks which are returned (repo-weeks)
ttagir
narepossession ?Ulrike Lieder
narepossession?xxxKristina M


  

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39 mins
repossession?


Explanation:
Could it refer to repossession, i.e., the units of owners who cannot meet their financial obligations are being repossessed by the mortgagee, and thus available to new prospective owners at at bargain prices (Schnäppchen?)?

Kristina

xxxKristina M
Local time: 15:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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2 hrs
repossession ?


Explanation:
Kristina's guess makes sense, as you can see from the following, owners who do not keep current on their timeshare fees lose their weeks (the weeks are, ín effect "repossessed"). There is no such word as "repo" in German, but as the timeshare industry is rather dominated by English, it's conceivable that the English term was simply adopted.

Sehr geehrter TimeShare - Interessent !
Sie sind bereits Mitglied im TSH Ferienclub und wollen zusätzliche Wochen? Und dies zu besonders günstigen Konditionen ?
Wie Sie wissen, gibt es (leider) eine Reihe von Mitgliedern, die ihre Mitgliedsbeiträge und damit die Betriebskosten nicht bezahlt haben. Diesen Mitgliedern wurden ihre Wochen entzogen und diese Wochen können Sie jetzt zu besonders günstigen Konditionen haben. Nachstehend finden Sie die Liste dieser Wochen. Bieten Sie was Sie wollen. Wenn es binnen 4 Wochen kein besseres Gebot gibt - gehört die Woche - zu Ihrem vorgeschlagenen Preis - Ihnen! Bei Wochen in den roten Saisonen muss das Mindestangebot allerdings bei 1.000 EURO liegen.
Woche Apartment Kategorie Saison
1 105 A rot 1
1 301 A rot 1

(The list that follows is much, much longer, but you get the idea...)

http://www.neuepost.at/TSN/TSNwochen.html


HTH.

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 12:33
Native speaker of: German
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3 hrs
Repo-Wochen-Liste = List of weeks which are returned (repo-weeks)


Explanation:
I gave the answer, but Netscape crushed:(

So, people who take part in timeshare may order some weeks. Afterwards, closer to the time ordered by those people, they can withdraw their order (for a certain comission, or course) and thus these weeks appear in the Repo-Wochen-Liste, e.g., a list of weeks which are returned (by two reasons: 1) not enough money; 2) any other decision related to the will of ordering "timesharers").

Happy New Year!
Hope this helps.
Sincerely yours,
Dr. T.S.Tagirov
PS. Links given by others work, but you can also use the links to German Dictionaries and any German timeshare site.
TST.


    "Das Grosse" (Vol.II), Russlii Yazyk, M.: 1999.
ttagir
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