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ad acta

ad ac•ta      adv  
etw ad acta legen        (fig)   to consider sth finished  
[Frage, Problem]   to consider sth closed  
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ata, Acetat, achtbar, achtmal

etw ad acta legen exp.
to consider sth finished ; to consider sth closed

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to make a nonsense of ; to reduce to absurdity {or} absurdum
an ad hoc committee was set up
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"ad acta": examples and translations in context
Der Einsatz ist sehr hoch, und vielleicht lastet gerade deshalb auf einigen Ländern Druck, dieses strategische Projekt ad acta zu legen. It is a very great commitment, and it is perhaps precisely for that reason that some countries are under pressure to shelve this strategic project.
Ziehen Sie daraus die Konsequenzen, beerdigen Sie das MAI, d.h. legen Sie es ad acta. Accept the consequences of this, bury the MAI, shelve it.
Trotzdem sollte man diese Formulierung nicht so schnell ad acta legen, wenn man versuchen will zu verstehen, was derzeit vor sich geht. Nevertheless, one shouldn't lay aside this formulation quite so soon if one wants to understand what is going on at the moment.
Die Antwort darauf kann nicht im Protektionismus bestehen oder darin, das bisher Erreichte ad acta zu legen. The answer to this challenge cannot be found in protectionism or in putting aside what has been attained so far.
Generaldirektorin der WHO ist Margaret Chan, und es ist davon auszugehen, dass von der chinesischen Regierung hartnäckig starker Druck dahin gehend auf sie ausgeübt wird, diesen Fall zu ignorieren oder herunterzuspielen und ad acta zu legen. The post of Director-General of the WHO is currently occupied by Mrs Margaret Chan, who is presumably under strong and persistent pressure from the Chinese Government to overlook the case, or to play it down and shelve it.
Dieses Parlament wird morgen zum soundsovielten Mal über einen Antrag abstimmen, das Thema Ökopunkte ad acta zu legen, und ich hoffe, der Rat möge diesmal unseren Empfehlungen folgen. Tomorrow, Parliament will be voting for the umpteenth time on a call to shelve the ecopoints idea, and I hope this time the Council will agree to follow our lead.
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