English translation: and

Italian term or phrase:e
English translation:and

12:10 Dec 11, 2010
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Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: e
La situazione ambientale è fuori controllo, e non si trovano rimedi adeguati, se non i limiti ( sarà sempre di più il principio del “polluter pays”, cioè di “chi inquina paga”) ovvero il blocco tout court della circolazione, e un progressivo affinamento delle emissioni.

The conjunction e in this context could be translated as "and consequently"

my translation is:

The environmetal situation is out of control, and we can’t seem to find suitable measures except imposing limits (we’ll use the “polluter pays” principle, that is “who pollutes pays”) or the “tout court” traffic block, and a refining of the emissions.
Local time: 20:34
non credo che si debba aggiungere "consequently"
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non credo che si debba aggiungere "consequently"

Local time: 20:34
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tom in London: personally I would have translated the whole thing in a completely different way but that isn't my job :)
10 mins

agree  Sara Maghini: agree with Tom - there are 'details' missing, and I wouldn't have translated 'ovvero' with 'or', but that's not the question! :)
46 mins

agree  Ivana UK: just 'and'
8 hrs

agree  Oliver Lawrence: can't believe this is a serious question...
10 hrs

agree  writeaway: the pitfalls of translating between two foreign languages
20 hrs
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