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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.
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.
Müssen es aber bei einem Geist gleich wieder "ad acta" legen. And I should imagine a boney fide ghost knocks it right off again.
- Legen Sie den Maclver-Fall ad acta. - I'm telling you to drop the Maclver case.
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.
Dein Experiment "Volksbildung" kannst du nun langsam ad acta legen. Your experiment "public education" You can now place slowly abandoned.
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