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08:17 Jun 27, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO] Bus/Financial
Spanish term or phrase:Ing. John Doe
This is a title that in a business letter--what does the Ing. refer to besides engineer? In this case it is not engineer.
Explanation: Engineer is absolutely correct. But you may use 'technocrat' since it refers to a business letter, probably related to technical matter, a technical production, or enginnering.
But Engineer would be just fine.
Explanation: Ing. refers, as all previous contributors have said, to 'engineer'.
To use it like this is as a courtesy title, so the equivalent in English would be to address the person as Mr. John Doe (and if it were necessary for clarification, you could add Engineer in brackets, but only if absolutely necessary).
xxxLia Fail Spain Local time: 16:36 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 1368