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    word order

    Hi, Could you please tell me whether the word order in the following sentence is correct (especially the collocation "infer from sth that sth is true): It is therefore not possible to infer from an e-mail message from the client’s employee stating that we are glad to have been awarded the...
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    meaning

    Hi, Could you please tell me to whom does "at his own cost" refer in the following sentence: In case the unit is ruined or destroyed, the buyer shall be entitled to request the seller to rebuild the unit at his own cost, on the same place and according to the same drawings and specifications...
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    as per the date

    Hi, could you please tell me what "as per the date" means in the following sentence: The buyer shall pay all taxes and fees levied by the authorities concerning the house as per the date of execution of this agreement. Does it mean "on the date" or "starting from the date" or something else...
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    meaning

    Hi, Could you please tell me what the highlighted part of the following sentence means (the text deals with audit instructions): We expect you to advise us of any matters on which you will be qualifying your clearance well prior to the formal clearance date, thus allowing us time to have...
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    meaning

    Hi, Could you please help me with the meaning of the word "estate"? I know it means "assets", but could it also be a person? And if so, what kind of person it is? Examples: 1) The company shall have a first and paramount lien on all shares standing registered in the name of any person for all...
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    meaning

    Hi, could you please tell me what "estate" means in the following sentence: The company shall have a first and paramount lien on all shares standing registered in the name of any person for all moneys presently payable by him or his estate to the company. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    whosesoever

    Hi, could you please help me with the meaning of the following sentence: The expression "equity securities", whosesoever appearing herein, shall bear the meaning ascribed to it by the Act. Whosesoever - does it mean "no matter whose (securities)"? appearing - does it refer to "expression" or...
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    meaning

    Hi, Could you please tell me what "lacking chickens" mean in the following sentence: The producer undertakes to keep valid producer's records indicating daily cases of death, lacking chickens, use of feed and other occurrences on the farm. Does it mean that the chickens are missing or that...
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    meaning

    Hi, Could you please tell me what "in its respect" means in the following sentence: During this period, any party may notify the secretary general of any objection to the entry into force of the amendment in its respect. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    correct meaning

    Hi, Could you please tell me what "with other parties" means in the following sentence: Parties which are members of the European Union shall, in their mutual relations, apply Community and European Union rules in so far as there are Community or European Union rules governing the particular...
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    meaning

    Hi, could you please tell me what "imprisonment in default" means? Context: The requested party shall not impose imprisonment in default or any other measure restricting the liberty of a person, unless it is specified in the request. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    correct?

    Hi, could you please tell me whether the following is correct (a final sentence of an agreement): In witness of their will they have hereunto set their hands. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    correct?

    Hi, Could you please proofread the following sentence: The thesis does not lack individual conclusion summarizing all the knowledge gained, which (meaning the knowledge) represents the achievement of the objective of this thesis. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    correct sentences?

    Hi, Could you please tell me whether the following sentences are correct (especially the highlighted parts): The contract comes into force only after the Lessee confirms by his signature that he exercises his right. The Lessee and the Lessor undertake to sign a contract with the same wording...
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    correct?

    Hi, Could you please tell me whether the following sentence is correct: The parties acknowledge that the signing of this contract is considered signing the contract for future contract. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    correct?

    Hi, could you please tell me whether it is possible to say "Real Estate Search Agreement" meaning an agreement on the basis of which a broker undertakes to search for real estate complying with the requirements of an interested party and offers it to the interested party? Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    meaning

    Hi, could you please tell me what "within the period agreed" refers to in the following sentence: The Seller shall deliver the goods to the Purchaser or ask the Purchaser to collect the goods if it is agreed that certain goods will be collected from the Seller or a third person within the...
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    word order

    Hi, could you please tell me which of these is correct: 1) Only if the price of the goods delivered is lower shall the Seller charge the lower price. 2) Only if the price of the goods delivered is lower the Seller shall charge the lower price. Thanks a lot! Hanka
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    meaning

    Hi, could you please tell me what the meaning of the following sentence is (especially "after as much as ..."): Company A is obliged to pay all commission due to company B within 30 days after termination of this agreement after as much as company A receive the payments of the invoices. Is...
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    meaning

    Hi, could you please tell me what "credit refund" means in the following sentence: The company issues a credit refund to the distributor within 20 days after receipt of the product return. Does it mean a "credit note" (a document) or the money itself (e.g. by cheque, money order etc.)...
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