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English translation: Surprise! "daughter directives"

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14:08 Aug 30, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Directivas Hijas
I found this in an article on ecology and I think it's a kind of EC directive. Any help much appreciated.
Sandra
English translation:Surprise! "daughter directives"
Explanation:
is the term the European Union uses. See the web site below:

"...when its forthcoming daughter directives are adopted..."
and:
"... These forthcoming daughter-directives will replace three existing..."
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Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 17:23
Grading comment
Perfect answer and very useful reference - THANKS !
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naSurprise! "daughter directives"Heathcliff
naSubordinate or complementary guidelinesJesús Paredes
naRevisions
Luis Luis
naFollow-up directives
Yolanda Broad
nasupplementary directives/instructions
Yolanda Broad


  

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28 mins
supplementary directives/instructions


Explanation:
Hija = literally, daughter directives--these are directives that have been issued to rectify some aspect of the original directive(s).




    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 20:23
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 668

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31 mins
Follow-up directives


Explanation:
Now that I've had a moment to think beyond what I find in reference works, I think *follow-up directives* works better.

Yolanda Broad
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44 mins
Revisions


Explanation:
Revisions to the original directives.


Suerte.

Luis M. Luis


Luis Luis
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Local time: 19:23
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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1 hr
Subordinate or complementary guidelines


Explanation:
Diccionario Jurídico. Editorial Helliasta.

Jesús Paredes
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PRO pts in pair: 151

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Heathcliff
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2 hrs
Surprise! "daughter directives"


Explanation:
is the term the European Union uses. See the web site below:

"...when its forthcoming daughter directives are adopted..."
and:
"... These forthcoming daughter-directives will replace three existing..."



    europa.eu.int/comm/environment/guide/part2b.htm
Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 17:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 843
Grading comment
Perfect answer and very useful reference - THANKS !

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