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gez. Mag.

English translation: signed + name

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05:27 Jun 30, 2000
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German term or phrase: gez. Mag.
gez. is given as gezeichnet "marked" in my dictionary but this is part of someone's title so the definition is not particularly helpful. Also Mag. is master, I believe, but in my text is not followed by either arts or sciences and master on its own sounds odd to me.
Jules
English translation:signed + name
Explanation:
gez. quite probably means "gezeichnet" in the sense of signing
Mag. = Magister/Magistra (m/f) could mean MA or MSc and is part of the name, in Austria at least. I wouldn't translate it.
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na +1signed + nameMargitH
naSee below
Anthony Frey
nasigned - municipal authority - magiatrateDan McCrosky
nasigned MagBlixen
nasigned; M.A.
Dierk Seeburg


  

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4 mins
signed; M.A.


Explanation:
I suggest 'signed' as that more closely matches the original. As for the 'Mag.', I would expect something in front of 'Mag.' that clarifies what kind of Magister it is...

Dierk Seeburg
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
signed + name


Explanation:
gez. quite probably means "gezeichnet" in the sense of signing
Mag. = Magister/Magistra (m/f) could mean MA or MSc and is part of the name, in Austria at least. I wouldn't translate it.

MargitH
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agree  lirka: yes, Mag in Austria is anyone who completed university studies. definitely DO NOT translate it.
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6 mins
signed Mag


Explanation:
In this context gez. means 'signed'. Therefore 'signed Mag'. Mag must be
an abbreviated name and not a title as Magister does not really make sense here.

Hope this helps.





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9 mins
signed - municipal authority - magiatrate


Explanation:
gez. can also mean "signed" and Mag. can also mean Magistrat = magistrate = municipal official / authority

Dan McCrosky
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13 mins
See below


Explanation:
I have a pretty old dictionary of German abbreviations which offers:
gez.: gezaehlt, gezeichnet, gezogen, whereas I want to add that gezeichnet also can mean: signed, subscribed.
Mag.: Magazin, Magister, Magistrale, Magistrat. A good source for deciphering abbreviations would be: http://www.jump.net/~fdietz/glossary.htm
which includes lists for both English lang. and German lang resources.


    Reference: http://www.jump.net/~fdietz/glossary.htm
Anthony Frey
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