pinnacle translation | English-French dictionary




     (ARCHITECTURE)   pinacle    m  
   (=pointed rock)   piton    m     
a rocky pinnacle      un piton rocheux  
→ a walker broke his arms, legs and pelvis yesterday when he plunged 80ft from a rocky pinnacle        
   (=highest point)   [+fame, career, success]   apogée    m     
→ ... the pinnacle of intellectual achievement.        
to reach the pinnacle of sth      atteindre l'apogée de qch  
→ John Major has reached the pinnacle of British politics        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

pincer, pinny, pickle, PIN

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
pic ; sommet ; cime ; apogée
atteindre l'apogée de qch
un piton rocheux
'pinnacle' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
pinnacle of fame
pinnacle of glory
reach the pinnacle ; be at the top
Parvenir à la situation la plus élevée, en termes de responsabilités
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"pinnacle": examples and translations in context
Obviously, the pinnacle of that is the Supreme Court of Canada. Or, au sommet de ce système se trouve la Cour suprême du Canada.
The Chief of the Defence Staff represents the pinnacle of military leadership.” Le chef d’état-major de la défense représente le sommet du commandement militaire. »
If you elect me today I would see this as the pinnacle of my political career. Si vous m'élisez aujourd'hui, je le considérerai comme le sommet de ma carrière politique.
Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE is the pinnacle of the Army’s yearly training. L’exercice Maple Resolve est l’apogée de l’instruction annuelle de l’Armée canadienne.
The pinnacle of my career: to hunt the king of the beasts! L'apogée de ma carrière. Affronter le roi des animaux !
But we are not the pinnacle of so-called evolution. Mais on n'est pas I'apogée de Ia soi-disant évolution.
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