04:10 Nov 29, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase: marginalidad
Existiría marginalidad a la Ley Ecuatoriana al aceptarse que ...
I think I understand the meaning of this, but I want to make sure. Does it mean that it would be unlawful under Ecuadorian law to accept ...?
Jeanne Zang
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Flavio Posse
3would not come under Ecuatorian law

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would not come under Ecuatorian law

I understand it to mean that the acceptance of whatever it is would not be covered.....more context would help.


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Según la RAE:


1. f. Situación de marginación o aislamiento de una persona o de una colectividad.
2. f. Falta de relación de algo con la materia de que se trata.
3. f. Falta de integración de una persona o de una colectividad en las normas sociales comúnmente admitidas.

Aunque muy breve tu transcripción, pareciera que la segunda acepción es la aplicable aquí.

Ahora bien, según el Free-Dictionary:

marginality - the property of being marginal or on the fringes

Por lo tanto, creo que es válido utilizar el mismo término al traducir.

"There would be marginality to the Equatorian Law(s) by accepting that ..."

En fin, creo que con mayor contexto quizá pueda precisarse mejor.

Suerte !

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