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15:16 Jun 29, 2004
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Aerospace / Aviation / Space
Spanish term or phrase: se acogió
que se acogió al concurso preventivo previsto en la ley de quiebras
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1it availed itself of
Andrea Sacchi
4 +1which resorted to ...
Sandra Cifuentes Dowling
4 +1invokedRefugio
4it exercised its right to the composition
Andy Watkinson
4took advantage ofJennifer Smith
3assented to the scheme ..xxxKirstyMacC


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
se acogió
it exercised its right to the composition


Explanation:
It (assuming it's a company) exercised its right to a composition (of creditors) under bankruptcy law.

or, "availed itself of the composition....."

Andy.

In other words, it formed part of the creditor's meeting to retrieve as much of the debt as possible before final bankruptcy procedures.

Andy Watkinson
Spain
Local time: 07:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
se acogió
it availed itself of


Explanation:
:-)

Andrea Sacchi
Local time: 06:58
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  Refugio
4 hrs
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
se acogió
invoked


Explanation:
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Note added at 13 mins (2004-06-29 15:29:44 GMT)
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Refugio
Local time: 22:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  NoraBellettieri
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57 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
se acogió
which resorted to ...


Explanation:
good luck!

Sandra Cifuentes Dowling
Chile
Local time: 02:58
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxKirstyMacC: adopted
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Counsel
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se acogió
took advantage of


Explanation:
otra posibilidad...

Jennifer Smith
Local time: 23:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
assented to the scheme ..


Explanation:
The court or the scheme debtor or creditor(s)?


'assent to agree, as in: I doubt he will assent to the arrangement. accept
to agree to take, as in: I accept the terms of your offer. ...'



    Reference: http://www.business-words.com/dictionary/A_1.html
xxxKirstyMacC
Local time: 06:58
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