fighting fish (the_conformist) wrote in linguaphiles,
fighting fish
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French translation help

"C'est bien sûr depuis le concept central de metastabilité, que je n'ai pas eu le temps d'analyser ici, qu'il faut évaluer le sens de ces avancées comme de ces oublis ou de ces reculades."

I don't quite understand the "de ces" part. Could anyone please clarify it for me and/or kindly provide me with some examples?

Merci d'avance.


upd got it, thanks
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