KudoZ home » Portuguese to English » Marketing / Market Research

base

English translation: sample

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Portuguese term or phrase:base
English translation:sample
Entered by: Louise Etheridge
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

14:18 Nov 27, 2013
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Marketing / Market Research / Surveys
Portuguese term or phrase: base
I just wanted to check that I'm translating 'base' properly as it appears a lot in this particular survey. Examples of the usage of this appear as follows:

Quando a base de questionários para cruzamento for relevante.

Base: 650 questionários.

Bases muito baixas.

I've been translating this as 'basis' but I'm not sure whether that is correct and I can't seem to find anything to corroborate that from my research.

Many thanks for any input.
Louise Etheridge
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:08
sample
Explanation:
refers to quantity surveyed
Selected response from:

Richard Purdom
Portugal
Local time: 05:08
Grading comment
Many thanks again Richard. This is the entry that looks correct to me in the overall context.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
4 +2sample
Richard Purdom
Summary of reference entries provided
sample base
T o b i a s

Discussion entries: 1





  

Answers


27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
sample


Explanation:
refers to quantity surveyed

Richard Purdom
Portugal
Local time: 05:08
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks again Richard. This is the entry that looks correct to me in the overall context.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Many thanks for your suggestion Richard!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  T o b i a s : Bases muito baixas > sample base too small / small sample base
36 mins

agree  Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun: sample base
41 mins
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Reference comments


1 hr
Reference: sample base

Reference information:
'base de questionários': ex
Os censos 2011 são efectuados sobre a base de questionários a serem preenchidos pelo recenseador (questionário de edifício, alojamento colectivo e família institucional) ou pelo indivíduo residente (alojamento, família clássica e individual).
https://sites.google.com/site/formacaolivrecensos/home/pagin...


'sample base', e.g.,

Region
Los Angeles County 67% 18 15
Other Southern California 46% 39 15
Central Valley 45% 45 10
San Francisco Bay Area 71% 18 11
Other Northern California* 44% 47 9

* Small sample base.
http://tinyurl.com/qxwt2m5


The luxury market (over $5 million) is harder to gauge, as the volume is limited and with a small sample base there will always be one-off sale anecdotes that dominate conversation and headlines.
http://www.switzer.com.au/the-experts/john-mcgrath-property-...

T o b i a s
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Note to reference poster
Asker: Many thanks Tobias!

Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search