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.
1) moose (m), 2) run-up (m)
n.
moose ; run-up
n.
vital impulse
[Med.]
n.
lyrical outburst
n.
life force
n.
creative drive
n.
patriotic fervour
n.
revolutionary fervour
n.
burst of emotion
n.
fit of anger
n.
surge of affection
n.
moment of fraternity
n.
moment of generosity
nm.
momentum of solidarity
n.
burst of enthusiasm
n.
surge of brotherly feeling
n.
fit of love
n.
jump path
nf.
run up
n.
standing jump
exp.
to take a run-up
exp.
to lose one's momentum
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'élan' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
élan
n.
élan
n.
élan
[Bus.]
n.
élan
n.
élan
n.
tiret ; élan
[Bus.]
n.
saut avec élan
pr. part
prenant de l'élan
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