arpent translation | French-English dictionary

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
acre
nm.
arpent
Déf. : ancienne unité de mesure de longueur
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arpenter

  

      vt  
     (en marchant)    to pace up and down  
Il arpentait le couloir.      He was pacing up and down the corridor.  
   (=mesurer)   to survey  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
measure
v.
walk back and forth in the corridors
FIGURE, LITTERAIRE
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'arpent' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
arpenter qch
exp.
arpenter qch
exp.
Louisa le regarda arpenter la pelouse.
v.
arpenter (vt.) ; marcher à pas mesurés (vi.)
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"arpent": examples and translations in context
Vous vous rendez compte, Louis, plus un arpent sur deux millions. Think of it, Louis, not an acre left out of that two million.
Je donnerais pas un arpent du Texas pour tout le Montana. I wouldn't give half an acre of Texas for the whole Montana Territory.
Le gouvernement l'a acheté aux Indiens au prix énorme de 1,40 $ l'arpent. The government's bought it from the Indians for the huge sum... of $1.40 an acre.
Cette compagnie nous propose des milliers de dollars par arpent de forêt pour couper des arbres. This company says they'il give us thousands of dollars an acre ... ... just to cut down the trees or something.
Et en un rien de temps, un rien de temps, ils s'étaient emparés de toutes les terres valables et à la nuit tombée, il ne restait plus un arpent. And in no time, no time, mind you... they'd snapped up every piece of land that was worth having... and by nightfall... By nightfall there wasn't an acre.
1 arpent = 0,845 acre (pour les répondants du Québec qui ont déclaré les superficies en arpents) 1 arpent = 0.845 acre (for respondents in Quebec who reported land areas in arpents)
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