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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.
life force
n.
lyrical outburst
n.
revolutionary fervour
n.
vital impulse
[Med.]
n.
creative drive
n.
patriotic fervour
n.
fit of anger
n.
moment of fraternity
n.
burst of enthusiasm
n.
fit of love
n.
burst of emotion
n.
surge of affection
n.
moment of generosity
nm.
momentum of solidarity
n.
surge of brotherly feeling
exp.
a surge of tenderness
n.
standing jump
exp.
to take a run-up
n.
jump path
nf.
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
n.
élan
n.
tiret ; élan
[Bus.]
n.
course d'élan ; élan
[Sport] When I began to compete, I struggled with my run-up.
n.
saut avec élan
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