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English translation: lump sum payment

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Italian term or phrase:pagamento a corpo
English translation:lump sum payment
Entered by: Tom in London
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09:24 Sep 2, 2008
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
Italian term or phrase: pagare a corpo
come unita di misura nel computo metrico
lara
lump sum
Explanation:
This is when it's not possible to measure accurately beforehand, all the elements of a particular piece of construction work and put a reliable price on each element. You just quote a price that includes everything, i.e. "a corpo)

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-09-02 09:30:28 GMT)
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pagamento a corpo = lump sum payment
a corpo = lump sum
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Tom in London
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Local time: 23:09
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a corpo
lump sum


Explanation:
This is when it's not possible to measure accurately beforehand, all the elements of a particular piece of construction work and put a reliable price on each element. You just quote a price that includes everything, i.e. "a corpo)

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Note added at 6 mins (2008-09-02 09:30:28 GMT)
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pagamento a corpo = lump sum payment
a corpo = lump sum

Tom in London
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