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Dr. rer.nat.

English translation: Doctor of Science (DSc, ScD)

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German term or phrase:Dr. rer.nat.
English translation:Doctor of Science (DSc, ScD)
Entered by: Antje Ruppert
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04:23 Apr 28, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Dr. rer.nat.
The above phrase is the title of a man who works for a company that produces gas detection equipment. Any ideas?
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 06:04
Doctor of Science (DSc, ScD)
Explanation:
Dr. rer. nat. stands for "doctor rerum naturalium".

Antje
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Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 00:04
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Dr. rer. nat.M. Costa
na -1Doctor of Science (DSc, ScD)Antje Ruppert


  

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20 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Doctor of Science (DSc, ScD)


Explanation:
Dr. rer. nat. stands for "doctor rerum naturalium".

Antje

Antje Ruppert
United States
Local time: 00:04
PRO pts in pair: 73

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Vesna Zivcic

Lisanne

disagree  Ian M-H: In the UK, for example, a DSc is a higher doctorate. It certainly isn't the same as a Dr. rer. nat. and a translator shouldn't change one into the other.
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Dr. rer. nat.


Explanation:
I would leave this as it is since there is not a direct equivalent in English

M. Costa
United States
Local time: 21:04

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Vesna Zivcic

agree  Ian M-H
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