Represtación del contratista

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13:48 Dec 14, 2010
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Represtación del contratista
Im struggling to put this in context, it is for building plans.
Leo Oliver-Hill
Local time: 07:13

Summary of answers provided
5 +1Representation of the contractor
xxxOmar H
3recompensation by the contractor
2 +1Responsibilities of the contractor
Charles Davis

Discussion entries: 2



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Representation of the contractor

Representation of the contractor"Repres...

xxxOmar H
Local time: 07:13
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  Constantinos Faridis
6 mins
  -> Gracias Constantinos.
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Responsibilities of the contractor

It may seem a bit cheeky posting this phrase, since it is in Leo's discussion post, but I think it just might be the right answer, although I'm far from sure. One possibility, which Omar seems to have thought is definitely right, is that "represtación" is an error for "representación". And indeed, when you Google "represtación" practically every result clearly is such a misprint. And yet representación/representation really doesn't make sense in the context as Leo has clarified it: why should a list of duties or responsibilities have this heading.

The alternative, for which I can offer no evidence, is that "represtación" is some sort of variant of "prestación", in the sense defined by the DRAE as follows:
6. f. Der. Cosa o servicio que alguien recibe o debe recibir de otra persona en virtud de un contrato o de una obligación legal.

Which leads us to contractual responsibilities. It may be worth considering, at least.

Charles Davis
Local time: 07:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 332

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agree  Lanna Rustage: agree - that's what I thunk
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  -> Thanks very much, Lanna :)
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recompensation by the contractor

a possibility! Depends on your context.

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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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