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English translation: Fortschritt = continuation, next in a series OR liberal, progressionist

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13:12 Jun 15, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Fortschr.
This abbreviation appeared in a bibliography following the author and title for two separate books. I can only find fortschreiten and fortschreiben in my dictionary. Any ideas on how to translate it?
Jules
English translation:Fortschritt = continuation, next in a series OR liberal, progressionist
Explanation:
Language is amazing, isn't it? Once again, the lack of context makes any helm mere guess work. Given the literary environment I opt for either of the above terms. If it's talking about his books it may refer to the second book being the Fortschritt of the first. If it refers to the author or his work it may be a reference to his being a liberal. Your choce, you're closer to the source.
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Summary of answers provided
na?progress? or ?advances?Dan McCrosky
naFortschritt = continuation, next in a series OR liberal, progressionistAnka Andrews
na"continuation", or "anticipated evaluation" (Fortschreibung)Tadej Gregorcic


  

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1 hr
"continuation", or "anticipated evaluation" (Fortschreibung)


Explanation:
I found these two terms in my dictionary - both might be suitable, but
without the context, it is hard to tell.
I hope this helps.

Tadej Gregorcic
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Fortschritt = continuation, next in a series OR liberal, progressionist


Explanation:
Language is amazing, isn't it? Once again, the lack of context makes any helm mere guess work. Given the literary environment I opt for either of the above terms. If it's talking about his books it may refer to the second book being the Fortschritt of the first. If it refers to the author or his work it may be a reference to his being a liberal. Your choce, you're closer to the source.


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Anka Andrews
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2 hrs
?progress? or ?advances?


Explanation:
You probably have only the Bibliography with no other context. This term comes up repeatedly in Bibliographies with thousands of hits in all search engines. The titles very, very often seem to have something to do with Fortschritt as advances or progress in the treatment of some disease or other scientific fields:

http://www.doctormurray.com/articles/worteditorial.htm

Schmidt U and Sommer H: St. John's wort extract in the ambulatory therapy of depression. Attention and reaction ability are preserved. Fortschr Med 111:339-42, 1993.


http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11258a.htm

Ontology is not a subjective science as Kant describes it (Ub. d. Fortschr. d. Met., 98) nor "an inferential Psychology", as Hamilton regards it (Metaphysics, Lect. VII); nor yet a knowledge of the absolute (theology); nor of some ultimate reality whether conceived as matter or as spirit, which Monists suppose to underlie and produce individual real beings and their manifestations.

There is also this one on physics, with the same meaning as far as I can see:

FORTSCHRITTE DER PHYSIK - PROGRESS OF PHYSICS

http://www.wiley-vch.de/berlin/journals/pop/contents/199803....

Unfortunately I have not found any 100% sure translation.





Dan McCrosky
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