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espiritu de superacion, compañeros de trabajo

English translation: committment to excellence, co-workers/colleagues

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23:14 May 21, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: espiritu de superacion, compañeros de trabajo
hoja de evaluacion laboral
Luisa
English translation:committment to excellence, co-workers/colleagues
Explanation:
I don't think "spirit" would be used. "colleague" if it is a professional type of work. "co-worker" if it's a service-type job or trade. (US English)
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Patrick Porter
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Thanks a lot, Luisa
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Summary of answers provided
nacommittment to excellence, co-workers/colleaguesPatrick Porter
nathe drive to excel, (relationships with) colleagues.
Parrot
nacompetitive spirit/striving for excellence; colleagues/workmatesxxxtramont
na(self-) improvement spirit / co-worker
Davorka Grgic


  

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1 hr
(self-) improvement spirit / co-worker


Explanation:
espíritu de superación, espíritu de mejora = improvement spirit


compañero de trabajo = co-worker, (inf)
workmate


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    conocimiento propio
Davorka Grgic
Local time: 06:06
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 498

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1 hr
competitive spirit/striving for excellence; colleagues/workmates


Explanation:
It's not clear whether the two phrases are linked or just part of a list.

'Espiritu de superacion' seems to be a common phrase in education, management and sport (plenty of references on Google). It means the desire to do better, to excel oneself.

Can't find an exact translation, which depends on context, but either of the above should do.

'companeros de trabajo' - either 'colleagues' or 'workmates', the latter more colloquial.



xxxtramont
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2 hrs
the drive to excel, (relationships with) colleagues.


Explanation:
The part in parenthesis is due to the fact that if this is the whole "sentence", it has been written in that shorthand that we translators find so frustrating (but which may be self-evident in the specific linguistic/cultural context concerned.) Anyway, Spanish lives off ellipses.

Parrot
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8 hrs
committment to excellence, co-workers/colleagues


Explanation:
I don't think "spirit" would be used. "colleague" if it is a professional type of work. "co-worker" if it's a service-type job or trade. (US English)

Patrick Porter
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 53
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Thanks a lot, Luisa
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