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English to French: Assembly instructions General field: Other Detailed field: Retail
Source text - English This lamp comes with a polarized plug as a feature to reduce the risk of electrical shock. If the plug does not fit into your outlet,
contact a licensed electrician
Translation - French * Cette lampe est fournie avec une prise de courant polarisée afin de réduire les risques de choc électrique. Si la prise ne s’insère pas dans prise murale, contactez un électricien qualifié
Master's degree - LLM, Master's degree in business law
Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at ProZ.com: Jun 2010.
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