a fondo perduto

English translation: grant-aided research projects

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Italian term or phrase:a fondo perduto
English translation:grant-aided research projects
Entered by: coccinella

11:13 Oct 26, 2009
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Names (personal, company)
Italian term or phrase: a fondo perduto
it's a CV - Attivita' lavorative correlate e progetti di ricerca a fondo perduto.

thanks :)
coccinella
Local time: 10:42
grant-aided research projects
Explanation:
i.e. the funding doesn't have to be paid back
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Tom in London
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:42
Grading comment
Lovely - thanks! I wouldn't have got there even if I'd have worked on it all night :)
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4 +4grant-aided research projects
Tom in London


  

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grant-aided research projects


Explanation:
i.e. the funding doesn't have to be paid back

Tom in London
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Lovely - thanks! I wouldn't have got there even if I'd have worked on it all night :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  wordgirl: which is always nice! (Hi Tom!)
3 hrs
  -> nice work if you can get it ...... thanks wordgirl

agree  philgoddard: Good translation - "a fondo perduto" sounds like money down the drain!
5 hrs
  -> not if you're the recipient :)

agree  potra: Yes
9 hrs

agree  Bianca Marsden-Day: Good translation!
21 hrs
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