English translation: defray

Swedish term or phrase:bestrids
English translation:defray
Entered by: Diarmuid Kennan

18:56 Mar 25, 2016
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Contract(s) / collective agreement
Swedish term or phrase: bestrids
The following is from a collective agreement between a trade union and an employer:
Den anställde skall inneha det certifikat, som av vederbörande myndigheter krävs för den tjänstgöring han/hon används till av företaget.
Kostnaderna för certifikatets vidmakthållande bestrids av företaget.
Om den anställde av företaget/behörig myndighet beordras undergå läkarundersökning utöver de för certifikatets erhållande resp. bibehållande undersökningarna, bekostas dylik extra undersökning av företaget.

I only know "bestrids" in the sense of "to dispute", but that doesn't seem to make sense in this context.

Any help would be appreciated.
Diarmuid Kennan
Local time: 22:58
Different context.
The company WILL pay (or defray) such costs.
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Paul Lambert
Local time: 23:58
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Thanks Paul
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Paul Lambert



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Different context.
The company WILL pay (or defray) such costs.

Paul Lambert
Local time: 23:58
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Thanks Paul

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agree  Daniel Löfström: Yes. "Bestrida" can be a deceptive word.
16 mins
  -> Thanks.

agree  Charles Ek: Time to invest in a better dictionary, Mr. Kennan. ;-) Gullberg's SV>EN fackordbok has among other entries: "bestrida kostnader – to bear (cover, defray) expenses; bestrida sina egna kostnader – to bear one's own costs"
1 hr
  -> Thanks. Personally, I learned this from the FAR wordlist ;)

agree  Adrian MM. (X): cf. in DE: die Kosten bestreiten.
1 hr
  -> Danke!
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