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blunt

  
      adj  
   [knife, scissors]   émoussé (e)  , peu tranchant (e)     
→ I can't chop the vegetables with this - it's too blunt.        
   (=not pointed)  
[object]  
contondant (e)     
→ He had been struck 13 times over the head with a blunt object.        
    blunt instrument  
   [pencil]   mal taillé (e)     
→ My pencil's blunt.        
   [person]   brusque  
→ He can be quite blunt if he doesn't like someone.        
He was quite blunt about it.      Il n'a pas mâché ses mots.  
   [message, warning, response]   carré   (e)  
net (te)  

→ His blunt response surprised them.        
to be blunt ...      (=frankly)   à dire vrai ..., (pour parler) franchement ...  
→ To be blunt, you are no longer needed here.        
      vt  
     [+scissors, knife]   émousser  
→ You'll blunt the scissors if you use them to cut card.        
     [+appetite, response, impact]   émousser  
→ Our appetite was blunted by the beer.        
→ The constant violence has blunted the human response to it.        
→ These problems have undoubtedly blunted the impact of strategic bombing        


blunt instrument  
      n   instrument    m   contondant  
→ He had been battered to death with a blunt instrument.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
adj.
émoussé ; droit
v.
émousser
n.
affect émoussé
[Med.]
n.
traumatisme contondant ; traumatisme fermé
[Med.]
n.
refus catégorique
n.
ciseaux mousses
[Med.]
n.
dissection par clivage
[Med.]
n.
extrémité franche
[Med.]
adj.
émoussé
n.
aiguille à extrémité mousse
[Med.]
n.
traumatisme abdominal fermé
[Med.]
exp.
à dire vrai ...
exp.
(pour parler) franchement ...
n.
traumatisme pénétrant ou amorti
[Med.]
exp.
Il n'a pas mâché ses mots.
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'blunt' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
adj.
blunt
adj.
blunt
[Med.]
adj.
blunt
[Med.]
adj.
blunt
n.
blunt refusal
exp.
blunt instrument
v.
blunt (vr.)
[Med.]
v.
blunt (vt.)
[Med.]
exp.
the blunt truth
n.
blunt abdominal trauma
[Med.]
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