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служба знакомств

English translation: dating service

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Russian term or phrase:служба знакомств
English translation:dating service
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02:59 Aug 25, 2001
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Russian term or phrase: служба знакомств
Служба, оказывающая услуги для одиноких людей с потенциальной целью из вступления в брак; но не обязательно. Это могут быть услуги и для тех, кто испытывает недостаток в общении (из-за психологических особенностей, состояния здоровья и т.д.)
Думаю, что marriage service здусь не совсем точно.
Спасибо заранее.

dating service
Explanation:
A reconsideration, based largely on rereading of the original text and the suggestion by my colleague from Belarus...
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DR. RICHARD BAVRY
Grading comment
I'd be happy if I could share the points with your Belarus colleague. AS it ofthen happens, the right choice is the result of joint efforts.
Thank you both.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1dating serviceDR. RICHARD BAVRY
na[COMMENT]DR. RICHARD BAVRY
naComputer datingmichnick
nafriends' helping handDR. RICHARD BAVRY


  

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16 mins
friends' helping hand


Explanation:
That could be the kind of idea within the context...in other words, the friends (or acquaintances) offer a "service" whereby they provide a "helping hand" to assist the person in question to achieve independence.


    Smirnitskii Ru>En
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 39
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26 mins
Computer dating


Explanation:
Компьютерная служба знакомств, не обязательно брачных.

Мультитран

michnick
Local time: 06:23
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 12
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33 mins peer agreement (net): +1
dating service


Explanation:
A reconsideration, based largely on rereading of the original text and the suggestion by my colleague from Belarus...


    .
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 39
Grading comment
I'd be happy if I could share the points with your Belarus colleague. AS it ofthen happens, the right choice is the result of joint efforts.
Thank you both.

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agree  dovo
3 hrs
  -> thanks are mostly due to michnick!
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1 hr
[COMMENT]


Explanation:
Yes, indeed! I owe a great debt to my colleage michnik from Belarus...without whom I probably could not have come up with a satisfactory answer for you! He, after all, was most instrumental in arriving at the result!

Molodets, michnik!


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DR. RICHARD BAVRY
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