povećanje dobiti/smanjenje gubitka

English translation: profit increase/loss decrease

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Croatian term or phrase:povećanje dobiti/smanjenje gubitka
English translation:profit increase/loss decrease
Entered by: eleonora_r

15:19 Feb 19, 2008
Croatian to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting / Utvrđivanje porezne osnovice i porezne obveze
Croatian term or phrase: povećanje dobiti/smanjenje gubitka
Stavka utvrđivanja por. osnovice i por. obveze

Smanjenje gubitka trebalo bi biti "loss mitigation", ali nisam sigurna što bi trebalo biti "povećanje dobiti"
eleonora_r
Local time: 15:43
profit increase/loss decrease
Explanation:
profit increase = povećanje dobiti, porst profita (Masmedia, Poslovni rječnik, Ivir)
smanjenje gubitaka:
http://www.iij.ad.jp/en/news/pressrelease/2005/0411.html


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mitigation = smanjenje, ali u značenju 'to make something less harmful, serious etc.' npr. mitigation of poverty, damage, problem, punishment
decrease = to become smaller in size, number, etc.
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profit increase/loss decrease


Explanation:
profit increase = povećanje dobiti, porst profita (Masmedia, Poslovni rječnik, Ivir)
smanjenje gubitaka:
http://www.iij.ad.jp/en/news/pressrelease/2005/0411.html


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Note added at 18 mins (2008-02-19 15:37:57 GMT)
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mitigation = smanjenje, ali u značenju 'to make something less harmful, serious etc.' npr. mitigation of poverty, damage, problem, punishment
decrease = to become smaller in size, number, etc.

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agree  Slavica Kosca-Vrlazic
5 mins
  -> Hvala!

agree  PoveyTrans (X): increase profit(s) but I would say reduce losses, this would be more common // OK. It sounds nice but for some reason we don't say 'to decrease losses', rather reduce. One of those querks of language.
20 mins
  -> Thanks! With 'increase' I would say 'decrease'

agree  Natasa Djurovic: gain increase
1 hr
  -> Hvala! Uz 'loss' radije 'profit'

agree  Dubravka Hrastovec
3 hrs
  -> Hvala!

agree  Kristina Kolic
7 hrs
  -> Hvala!

agree  Kale75 (X)
2 days 16 hrs
  -> Hvala!

agree  Larisa Djuvelek-Ruggiero (X)
3 days 4 hrs
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