Recuperación

English translation: recovery of endangered species

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Spanish term or phrase:recuperación de especies en peligro de extinción
English translation:recovery of endangered species
Entered by: xxxJon Zuber

02:34 Dec 20, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science
Spanish term or phrase: Recuperación
The sentence is the following:
"Recuperación de las variedades autóctonas del Ribeiro."

I'm not sure of what verb to use: recover? retrieve? recuperate? Which one is the most appropriate for endangered species?
bl.rod
recover
Explanation:
The problem is that only the intransitive sense works —"Species X is recovering.", not "We are recovering species X." If you want to express human agency, you need phrases like "recovery planning/efforts/etc."
"Recovery" is definitely the preferred term; a Google search on "recovery endangered species" gives over 100,000 hits.
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xxxJon Zuber
Grading comment
Thank you for the explanation and the warning about the verb been intransitive.
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Summary of answers provided
narecover
xxxJon Zuber
naRecovery
Elinor Thomas
narecovery
wendy griswold


  

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55 mins
recovery


Explanation:
I vote for "recovery."
Have you thought of doing a net search on the phrase "recovery of indigenous species"?

wendy griswold
Local time: 06:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
Recovery


Explanation:
Recovery of Ribeiro's native varieties

sería la traducción de la frase completa.

Suerte! :)

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 07:55
Native speaker of: Spanish
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5 hrs
recover


Explanation:
The problem is that only the intransitive sense works —"Species X is recovering.", not "We are recovering species X." If you want to express human agency, you need phrases like "recovery planning/efforts/etc."
"Recovery" is definitely the preferred term; a Google search on "recovery endangered species" gives over 100,000 hits.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 172
Grading comment
Thank you for the explanation and the warning about the verb been intransitive.
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