al bon ton

English translation: good taste

11:39 Dec 22, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: al bon ton
Sentence from a text about sales trends:

Sarà per ritorno al bon ton, al lusso, al fashion, in ogni caso il trend di crescita mostra segnali di cedimento.
Frank
English translation:good taste
Explanation:
Without doubt Paola has embraced the senses required here.
In the context of your sentence I would suggest:
The tendency now is for good taste, luxury, fashion and perhaps for this reason growth trends are showing signs of weakening.
Merry Christmas
Angela
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Angela Arnone
Local time: 19:54
Grading comment
Thank you and have a good holiday season.
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Summary of answers provided
na +1elegance, refinement, sense of formality
CLS Lexi-tech
nagood taste
Angela Arnone
nagood manners
Ilde Grimaldi


  

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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
elegance, refinement, sense of formality


Explanation:
Tra i significati che ho trovato nei dizionari italiani per "bon ton": comportamento elegante, raffinato; formalismo, quanto si conforma alle norme sociali.
Saluti e buone feste
Paola L M


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 13:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505

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Heathcliff

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13 hrs
good manners


Explanation:
bon ton = good breeding, (good) manners (pl).

questo è il primo significato, l'unico a cui io penso istintivamente, ma nel tuo contesto probabilmente vanno bene le proposte di Paola.


Ilde Grimaldi
Local time: 19:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 208

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Heathcliff
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14 hrs
good taste


Explanation:
Without doubt Paola has embraced the senses required here.
In the context of your sentence I would suggest:
The tendency now is for good taste, luxury, fashion and perhaps for this reason growth trends are showing signs of weakening.
Merry Christmas
Angela


Angela Arnone
Local time: 19:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3602
Grading comment
Thank you and have a good holiday season.

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Heathcliff
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