acheter translation | French-English dictionary

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acheter

  

      vt  
     [+produit, service, marchandise]   to buy  
J'ai acheté des gâteaux à la pâtisserie.      I bought some cakes at the cake shop.  
acheter qch à qn        [+marchand]   to buy sth from sb  
  [+enfant, ami]   to buy sth for  
J'ai acheté des œufs au fermier.      I bought some eggs from the farmer.  
Qu'est-ce que tu lui as acheté pour son anniversaire?      What did you buy him for his birthday?  
acheter à crédit      to buy on credit  
     (soudoyer: fonctionnaire, homme politique)    to bribe
     [+faveurs, passeport]   to buy
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
vt.,vi.
buy
v.
buy (vt.) ; be sold (vi.)
[Bus.]
v.
be sold
[Bus.]
exp.
to buy for cash
exp.
to buy on a co-ownership basis
v.
purchase forward
[Bus.]
v.
buy wholesale
v.
buy on credit
[Bus.]
v.
buy for cash
v.
buy short
[Bus.]
v.
lease
exp.
to buy sth from sb
exp.
to buy sth for
v.
buy singly
vt.
buy loose
exp.
to buy sth in the sales
exp.
to buy sth on sale
vt.
buy a pig in a poke
v.
bulk-buy
[Bus.]
v.
bulk-buy
[Bus.]
n.
reason for buying
v.
can buy himself/herself/themselves (vt.) ; can be bought (object+) (vi.)
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'acheter' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
v.
acheter
[Bus.]
exp.
acheter des provisions
v.
acheter et détenir
v.
acheter au comptant
[Bus.]
exp.
acheter des minutes
v.
acheter et conserver
v.
acheter la participation
[Bus.]
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