buccaneer translation | English-French dictionary

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   (=pirate)   flibustier    m  
     (British, in business)   flibustier    m     
→ Sir Isaac Wolfson, the retailing buccaneer        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
buccaneer n.

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"buccaneer": examples and translations in context
Would you rather the buccaneer Lansing get the project? I would prefer neither. Vous préfériez que ce boucanier de Lansing remporte le projet ? je n'en préfère aucun
A buccaneer's whore deserves no pity. La putain d'un boucanier ne mérite aucune pitié.
Sprung a man from jail, commandeered a ship of the fleet, sailed with a buccaneer crew out of Tortuga... and you're completely obsessed with treasure. T'as fait évader un homme, réquisitionné un vaisseau de la flotte, vogué avec des boucaniers au large de Tortuga, et t'es obsédé par le trésor.
The man's a buccaneer. C'est un flibustier.
Mr. Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay, NDP): Mr. Speaker, hypothetically, if the minister is a fiction fan he should watch the movie Wall Street because the character Gordon Gekko is based on the buccaneer, Carl Icahn. This guy cuts through companies with a chain saw. ... le Président, puisqu'il aime tant la fiction, pourrais-je suggérer au ministre, à titre hypothétique, bien entendu, de regarder le film Wall Street, car c'est justement du flibustier Carl Icahn qu'est inspiré le personnage de Gordon Gekko, qui sabre dans les entreprises à grands coups de tronçonneuse.
Apparently, Captain Buccaneer passed away with a smile. Le capitaine Buccaneer serait mort en souriant.
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