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English translation: concerning, in re, for; without

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Spanish term or phrase:s/
English translation:concerning, in re, for; without
Entered by: Lee Penya
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07:50 Mar 7, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: s/
XXX SA s/ Concurso Preventivo
en un juicio...
buceo
concerning
Explanation:
The abbreviation "s/" normally means "sobre," which can be translated in various ways, such as "in re" (normally used in cases that do not involve more than one party, such as "In re Smith's Estate"), "concerning," or "for."
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Lee Penya
Local time: 00:35
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Summary of answers provided
naa lawsuit on or concerning...Tilsa Thomas
naRE:
Esther Hermida
nas/
Helen Casas
nasin = without (w/o)
Elisa Capelão
naw/o
Parrot
naconcerningLee Penya


  

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42 mins
concerning


Explanation:
The abbreviation "s/" normally means "sobre," which can be translated in various ways, such as "in re" (normally used in cases that do not involve more than one party, such as "In re Smith's Estate"), "concerning," or "for."


    personal experience
Lee Penya
Local time: 00:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 30

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Gillian Hargreaves
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43 mins
w/o


Explanation:
s/ es la abreviatura de "sin" (without).

Parrot
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58 mins
sin = without (w/o)


Explanation:
I agree with Parrot

s/ usually stands for sin...


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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 06:35
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 172

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Gillian Hargreaves
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3 hrs
s/


Explanation:
When after % and in some other contexts, s/ means "sobre".
Another possibility is "según".
Personally I have not seen it used as "sin", except for "s/n" (sin número) in street addresses, but that is also a possibility.


    personal experience
Helen Casas
Local time: 07:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 20

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2 days 3 hrs
a lawsuit on or concerning...


Explanation:
s/ is the abbrev. for sobre = on, in this case.
"Sin" doesn't make sense in a lawsuit title...


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Tilsa Thomas
PRO pts in pair: 9

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Gillian Hargreaves
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4 days
RE:


Explanation:
IF s/ mean "sobre" the in English would be "in reference".

Esther Hermida
United States
Local time: 22:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 157
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