Div. XXX- Osp. YYY

English translation: Division

17:26 Oct 29, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / Cancer research reports
Italian term or phrase: Div. XXX- Osp. YYY
Same project - does "Div." here best refer to "Division" or "Department" ?

For example:

*** I Div. Med. - Osp. R. Binaghi - Verona ***

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Elizabeth Lyons
United States
Local time: 15:34
English translation:Division
Explanation:
Better division, IMO. Department would be better applied to Reparto.
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Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 00:34
Grading comment
Thanks Gilberto. I will use Division as it makes sense in a US context. I appreciate all the agreement comments too.
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4 +8Division
Gilberto Lacchia


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
Division


Explanation:
Better division, IMO. Department would be better applied to Reparto.

Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 00:34
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in category: 67
Grading comment
Thanks Gilberto. I will use Division as it makes sense in a US context. I appreciate all the agreement comments too.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alfredo Tutino
7 mins

agree  Debora Villa: division
10 mins

agree  Marie-Hélène Hayles: yes, I usually translate "reparto" as department
14 mins

agree  silvia b (X)
25 mins

agree  marionclarion: division will be perfectly well understood - but in UK we don't often use that term - but department instead!
4 hrs

agree  Rachel Fell: I'm not sure in Asker's context whether it's department or division: in UK division seems to denote a larger body encompassing more than one dep't.
20 hrs

agree  SILVIO CORRAO
22 hrs

agree  Cristina Chaplin
1 day 16 hrs
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