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literal a) de Decreto X....ordinal b) de Decreto X [from Colombia]

English translation: literal = "letter"; ordinal = "number"

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16:20 Nov 23, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: literal a) de Decreto X....ordinal b) de Decreto X [from Colombia]
What is a good translation (or are they rendered as they are) for ***literal*** and ***ordinal***? They appear to clauses of an Executive Order.
Frank Johnson
United States
Local time: 18:07
English translation:literal = "letter"; ordinal = "number"
Explanation:
"Literal" is simply an item o subdivision assigned a letter (a, b, c, d, etc.), only that in Spanish from then on they always refer to it as "literal."

"Ordinal" refers to the ordinal number in which anything is mentioned (first, second, third, etc.).

Knowing this, you can work around any apparent obstacle you may find to render it in English.

Buena suerte.
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naliteral = "letter"; ordinal = "number"palomo
naIf this is a Colombian document, the translation is:
Luz Bordenkircher


  

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If this is a Colombian document, the translation is:


Explanation:
Decreto - Decree

Literal - Literal

Ordinal - Ordinal




    I am Colombian.
Luz Bordenkircher
Local time: 19:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 114

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literal = "letter"; ordinal = "number"


Explanation:
"Literal" is simply an item o subdivision assigned a letter (a, b, c, d, etc.), only that in Spanish from then on they always refer to it as "literal."

"Ordinal" refers to the ordinal number in which anything is mentioned (first, second, third, etc.).

Knowing this, you can work around any apparent obstacle you may find to render it in English.

Buena suerte.

palomo
United States
Local time: 19:07
PRO pts in pair: 14
Grading comment
Thanks!

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