élan translation | French-English dictionary

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élan

  

      nm  
   (=animal)   elk, moose
     (SPORT, avant le saut)   run-up  
prendre son élan      to take a run-up  
prendre de l'élan      to gather speed  
     (fig)  
[+véhicule, entreprise]  
momentum  
perdre son élan      to lose one's momentum  
un élan de tendresse      a surge of tenderness  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
moose ; run-up
n.
1) moose (m), 2) run-up (m)
n.
revolutionary fervour
n.
life force
n.
vital impulse
[Med.]
n.
lyrical outburst
n.
creative drive
n.
patriotic fervour
n.
fit of love
n.
burst of emotion
n.
fit of anger
n.
surge of affection
n.
moment of fraternity
n.
burst of enthusiasm
n.
surge of brotherly feeling
n.
moment of generosity
nm.
momentum of solidarity
n.
jump path
nf.
run up
exp.
to lose one's momentum
exp.
to take a run-up
n.
standing jump
exp.
to gather speed
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'élan' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
élan
n.
élan
n.
élan
n.
élan
n.
élan
[Bus.]
n.
tiret ; élan
[Bus.]
n.
saut avec élan
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