Excmo. (abbreviation for a title in a letter)

English translation: Excelentísimo

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Spanish term or phrase:Excmo. (abbreviation for a title in a letter)
English translation: Excelentísimo
Entered by: Kimberlee Thorne-Harper

12:58 Nov 15, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Spanish term or phrase: Excmo. (abbreviation for a title in a letter)
Hi there,

I assume this means Excelentissimo, as when you address someone in high authority, which I also assume would be "Your Excellency"

Can anyone clarify this for me?

Thanks in advance...
Kimberlee Thorne-Harper
United States
Local time: 06:57
Excelentísimo
Explanation:
mencioned in the "Abbreviations Dictionary"


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 8 Min. (2008-11-15 13:06:59 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

'Most excellent"
Selected response from:

Patrick Zumstein (X)
Paraguay
Grading comment
I like Marga's option best, "Honorable". Thanks Marga!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
5 +5Excelentísimo
Patrick Zumstein (X)


  

Answers


7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Excelentísimo


Explanation:
mencioned in the "Abbreviations Dictionary"


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 8 Min. (2008-11-15 13:06:59 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

'Most excellent"

Patrick Zumstein (X)
Paraguay
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
I like Marga's option best, "Honorable". Thanks Marga!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  art2d2tx (X): Your excellency Mr. President
1 min
  -> thank you

agree  Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.): Honorable, Excellency
2 mins
  -> thank you

agree  Roxana V. Lamas
5 mins
  -> thank you

agree  franglish
1 hr
  -> thank you

agree  Vistalba: Excmo., Excemo. (abr de excelentísimo) a form used when addressing holders of the title Excelencia: Excmo. Señor Alcalde, His Honour, The Mayor- Diccionario Espasa Concise: Español-Inglés English-Spanish © Espasa-Calpe, S.A., Madrid 2000
6 hrs
  -> thank you
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



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.

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:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

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