uncle translation | English-French dictionary

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uncle

  

      n   oncle    m     
→ my uncle and aunt        
my uncle      mon oncle  


agony uncle   *  
      n     (British)   rédacteur    m   du courrier du cœur  
great-uncle  
      n   grand-oncle    m     
Uncle Sam  
      n   l'Oncle Sam    m     
→ They are ready to defend themselves against Uncle Sam's imperialist policies ...        
→ For years we were taught that Uncle Sam and foreign investment were the problem.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
uncle n.
oncle

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
mon oncle
v.
s'avouer vaincu
US
n.
grand-oncle
exp.
le tour est joué !
syn.: and there you have it, you're all set
exp.
Virginia a appelé le bébé d'après le nom de son oncle.
exp.
U comme Ursule
exp.
je suis le pape
[Fam.] If this is true, I'm monkey's uncle = I don't believe it's true the same way nobody would believe that I'm monkey's uncle.
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'uncle' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
uncle
n.
rich uncle
exp.
His uncle breeds horses.
exp.
My uncle is a wine grower.
exp.
there you have it ; Bob's your uncle ; it's done : it's a done deal ; it's ready
exp.
My uncle's retired now.
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