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English translation: A for profit/ profit-making corporation

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12:26 Jan 19, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: fines de lucro....
Una corporación con fines de lucro representada por XX. Con capacidad legal suficiente para este contrato mercantíl, como antecedentes, libre y voluntariamente.
Geisha (Angie) Hayes
English translation:A for profit/ profit-making corporation
Explanation:
A for profit corporation, such as a hospital, is one that has share-holders, or in some other way, earns a return on the services or goods it provides. As opposed to one that is *sin fines de lucro*--not for profit.
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 13:46
Grading comment
Thank you so much. Sorry I was a little late grading. Its been busy lately. These legal contracts can be so tricky to translate. Again, thank you.
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Summary of answers provided
naProfit Corporationxxxlizzie
nafor profit corporationprimelaw
nafines de lucroEzequiel Quijano
naa corporation seeking profit-makingsilviakatz
naFor Profit Corporation
Laura Hastings
nafor profit corporationLydia Brady
naNon-profit corporationiolsen
nacomercial/non-comercial
Erika Lundgren
naProfit-makingAgius Language & Translation
naProfit-making companyChrsitine Langenfeld
naPrivate CorporationCarol Strong
na"for-profit"Heathcliff
naAny Corporation or Business Entity Making MoneyYvette Camou
naA for profit/ profit-making corporation
Yolanda Broad


  

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3 mins
A for profit/ profit-making corporation


Explanation:
A for profit corporation, such as a hospital, is one that has share-holders, or in some other way, earns a return on the services or goods it provides. As opposed to one that is *sin fines de lucro*--not for profit.

Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 13:46
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668
Grading comment
Thank you so much. Sorry I was a little late grading. Its been busy lately. These legal contracts can be so tricky to translate. Again, thank you.
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5 mins
Profit-making company


Explanation:
Fines de lucro literally means "aiming for profit" so a company described that way would be a profit-making company, contrary to a non-profit company.



Chrsitine Langenfeld
United States
Local time: 13:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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8 mins
Profit-making


Explanation:
I agree with ybroad, 'profit-making' as oppose to 'non-profit making' for example.

Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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16 mins
Private Corporation


Explanation:
Profit making corporation does not sound like English. All corporations are profit making unless they are NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATIONS, i.e. Private Corporation.

A Public Corporation would be government held. . just for an example


    Out of my head. Years of experience.
Carol Strong
PRO pts in pair: 30
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41 mins
"for-profit"


Explanation:
This term has gained increasingly wide use in the U.S., especially in the phrase "for-profit corporation," as the opposite of "not-for-profit corporation" (which, in turn, is replacing the older phrase "non-profit corporation," apparently to ensure that benevolent or charitable groups aren't confused with mercenary companies that happen to be running in the red).

In other words, I second ybroad's suggestion.

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 10:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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41 mins
Any Corporation or Business Entity Making Money


Explanation:
it can't be a Private Corporation. A Public Corporation is not necessarily owned by the government. A public corporation can be any stockholding corporation at the Stock Exchange. A private corporation is usually owned by a family or small conglomerate whereas a public corporation is publicly owned by many shareholders.

Yvette Camou
Mexico
Local time: 11:46
PRO pts in pair: 45
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48 mins
comercial/non-comercial


Explanation:
I agree with the above. All corporations has the intention to make profits. And private/public corporation is also a way to put it. But you can also to about comercial and non-comercial goals - fines de lucro/ sin animo de lucro.


Erika Lundgren
Local time: 19:46
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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51 mins
Non-profit corporation


Explanation:
A corporation not conducted or maintained for the purposes of making a profit. A corporation supported by endowments and private contributions.

iolsen
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1 hr
for profit corporation


Explanation:
As a corporate lawyer with 18 years of experience, I can tell you definitively that in the US this is the only phrase that would be used to contrast the corporation from a not-for-profit corporation. Unless the context requires otherwise, a corporation is assumed to be for profit, so it is usually redundant to say for profit corporation. My opinion is more as a lawyer than as a translator, that is, as a recipient of the translation.

primelaw
United States
Local time: 12:46
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1 hr
Profit Corporation


Explanation:
"Una corporacion con fines de lucro" is a "Profit Corporation". It means that receive profit for its business.

As opposite a "non-profit organization" is "una organizacion SIN fines de lucro", (WITHOUT profits)

xxxlizzie
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1 hr
fines de lucro


Explanation:
A profit oriented corporation/company.

Ezequiel Quijano
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2 hrs
a corporation seeking profit-making


Explanation:
una compañía o empresa con fines de lucro (as opposed to "a non-profit organization" : una empresa u organización sin fines de lucro)

silviakatz
Local time: 15:46
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8 hrs
for profit corporation


Explanation:
Use for-profit corporation, (I would leave it out, as suggested by Primelaw, since most corporations are understood to be for-profit unless otherwise specified.)

Lydia Brady
Local time: 19:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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4 days
For Profit Corporation


Explanation:
I agree that this is what we use in the US at least for this type of corporation. I use it constantly as a translation for all the legal work I do and have never had a complaint, which is the acid test! Don't you think?


    25 years of experience
Laura Hastings
Local time: 11:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 32
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