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forfall

English translation: lawful absence

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13:44 Aug 6, 2010
Norwegian (Bokmal) to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Contract(s) / Football contract
Norwegian (Bokmal) term or phrase: forfall
Melding av forfall.
Spilleren har plikt til aa melde forfall til ansvarlig person i klubben naar han har lovlig forfall og ikke kan oppfylle forpliktelsene etter denne avtalen.

I understand "forfall" as "decline" - am I wrong? It doesn't seem to make much sense to me in the context of footballer injuries. I'm grateful for suggestions.
Matthew Preston
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:21
English translation:lawful absence
Explanation:
In this case it means that the player should notify the person in charge when he/she is going to be absent (when such an absence is justified)
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Karin Berling
United States
Local time: 06:21
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4 +1lawful absence
Karin Berling


  

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lawful absence


Explanation:
In this case it means that the player should notify the person in charge when he/she is going to be absent (when such an absence is justified)

Karin Berling
United States
Local time: 06:21
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you

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agree  Charles Ek: From Ordnett.no: forfall1 subst.n 1 (fravær) absence 2 (jus) inability to attend, unavoidable absence, lawful absence få forfall (jus) be unable to attend melde forfall report one's absence, excuse one's absence (jus), give notice of absence
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