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Betreuer

English translation: mentor

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German term or phrase:Betreuer
English translation:mentor
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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09:10 Jun 12, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Betreuer
A program for apprentices abroad.
The person who is responsible for the apprentice in the country where s/he is sent.
Michael Scheidler
Local time: 11:06
mentor
Explanation:
A term becoming common in industry and commerce to denote an older person responsible for the guidance and well-being of a younger/newer person in the company.
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transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:06
Grading comment
Thanks everyone!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
namentortransatgees
naoverseerxxxlone
natutor, carer, custodian, (medical) attendant
KONSUL-SLOVENIA
nasupervisor/care takerTRANSRAPID


  

Answers


14 mins
supervisor/care taker


Explanation:
contact person

TRANSRAPID
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 88
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39 mins
tutor, carer, custodian, (medical) attendant


Explanation:
All answers are a translation of the German term.

The right decision depends on context.

Good luck!

:-)

KONSUL-SLOVENIA
Slovenia
Local time: 11:06
Native speaker of: Native in SlovenianSlovenian, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 20
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1 hr
overseer


Explanation:
Maybe you can use "overseer" as it has a broader meaning than supervisor, which is mostly used in work-related situations. An overseer would take care all aspects of the apprentice's life while he/she is staying abroad.

Hope this helps you.


    Lived and worked in Germany for many years.
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 05:06
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 330
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3 hrs
mentor


Explanation:
A term becoming common in industry and commerce to denote an older person responsible for the guidance and well-being of a younger/newer person in the company.


    working in industry
    (the term is from the Latin word meaning 'teacher')
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 768
Grading comment
Thanks everyone!
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