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20:05 Jul 8, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Italian term or phrase: a consuntivo
assistenza all'esercizio sperimentale dell'impianto (a consuntivo)
Business dictionary gives "job card invoice" for "fattura a consuntivo", but this may be a Britishism and unclear to Americans
Paul Sadur
Local time: 03:53
English translation:> see below <
Explanation:
The accounting term doesn't apply here, in the context of technical assistance with the experimental operation of the plant or installation. In this case, "a consuntivo" (literally, "to a final or definitive point") means "until the plant is operating satisfactorily," o "until the facility is ready to go into standard operation." Your context will indicate which nuance is more appropriate. -- Hope this helps, HC
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Explanation:
The accounting term doesn't apply here, in the context of technical assistance with the experimental operation of the plant or installation. In this case, "a consuntivo" (literally, "to a final or definitive point") means "until the plant is operating satisfactorily," o "until the facility is ready to go into standard operation." Your context will indicate which nuance is more appropriate. -- Hope this helps, HC

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