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aufgehoben

English translation: Lifted up

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18:19 Nov 20, 2008
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
German term or phrase: aufgehoben
the passage:
"The state is brought into being to protect its citizens. That's why it exists: to provide security while we get on with our life-activities, which taken altogether and aufgehoben constitute the economy. The state wraps a shield around te economy..."
vitaminBcomplex
Local time: 06:07
English translation:Lifted up
Explanation:
Lifted up, or with barriers lifted up
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Kathleen
Local time: 20:07
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thanx
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4Lifted up
Kathleen


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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Lifted up


Explanation:
Lifted up, or with barriers lifted up

Kathleen
Local time: 20:07
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
thanx

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Ulrike Kraemer: That doesn't make sense in the context, does it? "... activities, which taken altogether and lifted up constitute the economy"?
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