sole ( sole pl )
[+foot] plante f
→ She softly scratched the sole of her foot.
[+shoe, sock] semelle f
→ ... a hole in the sole of his shoe.
[aim, purpose, concern, wage earner, survivor] seul (e) before n , unique before n
→ In some families, the woman is the sole wage earner.
the sole reason la seule et unique raison
to have sole responsibility for sth
(=be the only one responsible for it)
She has the sole responsibility for bringing up the child. L'éducation de l'enfant relève de sa seule responsabilité.
[agent, distributor, owner, right] exclusif (-ive)
crepe sole , crêpe sole
n semelle f de crêpe
n sole f
n (British) limande-sole f
n propriétaire mf unique
→ ... a firm of solicitors of which he was the sole proprietor.
n chef mf d'entreprise individuelle