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