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DOBLADO EN "ZETA"

English translation: folded in three

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Spanish term or phrase:DOBLADO EN Z
English translation:folded in three
Entered by: Marian Greenfield
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16:58 Jan 30, 2002
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: DOBLADO EN "ZETA"
El papel será doblado en "Z" y colocado en el sobre correspondiente.
ES URGENTE!
aurora
folded in three
Explanation:
When you fold a business letter, you fold it in three (or in thirds, if you prefer), and then it looks like a <z>.
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Marian Greenfield
Local time: 03:09
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5folded in three
Marian Greenfield
5 +2Z-foldedAntonio Costa
4 +1folded twice horizontallystefano_t
5See answerxxxtrans4u
4... shall be FAN-FOLDED
Parrot


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
folded in three


Explanation:
When you fold a business letter, you fold it in three (or in thirds, if you prefer), and then it looks like a <z>.

Marian Greenfield
Local time: 03:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14613

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  marsol
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agree  Gail: you got it
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agree  Fiona N�voa
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agree  Robert INGLEDEW: No doubt.
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agree  Virginia Alimonda
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
folded twice horizontally


Explanation:
the sheet/document/paper will be folded 2 times (in 3 parts).

Imagine a normal A4 document folded and placed in a normal envelope (those from banks for example). When you put it in profile it looks like Z.

HTH

stefano_t
Local time: 09:09
PRO pts in pair: 4

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agree  Regina Motta
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Z-folded


Explanation:
ok

Antonio Costa
PRO pts in pair: 179

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agree  carpman22: in the US, certainly!
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agree  Virginia Alimonda
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See answer


Explanation:
The paper/document/letter will/shall be folded in a "Z" pattern and inserted into the corresponding envelope.

This type of three-fold or "Z" pattern is mostly used by the billing department when mailing out invoices and using window envelopes.

Hope this helps,
Bye


    20+ yrs. office experience.
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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
... shall be FAN-FOLDED


Explanation:
6,000 hits for fan fold, 2500 for fan folded.

Parrot
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