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effarant

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      adj   alarming  
On a dénombré un nombre effarant d'accidents l'an dernier.      An alarming number of accidents were reported last year.  
Il a mangé une quantité effarante de pain.      He ate an amazing amount of bread.  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
adj.
astounding
adj.
astounding
exp.
He ate an amazing amount of bread.
exp.
, as far as she/it is concerned, ; , indeed, ; , in the case in point, ; , indeed,
"elle" qui rappelle un nom placé devant ; "la police, elle, n'était pas intervenue"
adv.
and therefore,
exp.
la, ti, do
num.
one, two, three
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"effarant, effarante": examples and translations in context
Monsieur le Président, les statistiques relatives à la faim dans le monde sont en effet effarantes. Mr President, the statistics in relation to world hunger are indeed staggering.
Leur situation est effarante. Ils consacrent gratuitement des milliers d'heures à leurs proches. The plight of caregivers, the millions of unpaid hours that are given for free by loved ones for loved ones, is staggering.
Les statistiques sont assez effarantes : 42 000 morts par an sur les routes de l'UE et quelque 1,7 million de blessés à des degrés divers. The statistics are quite staggering : 42,000 deaths on the EU's roads every year, an estimated 1.7 million people injured to one degree or another.
On visait toujours et toujours plus de productivité, sans se soucier des effets collatéraux de cette croissance économique et de cette croissance de la productivité, toujours effarante, insoucieuse de l'environnement. En effet, plus on consomme, plus on consume aussi. The aim was always greater productivity regardless of the collateral effects of economic growth and productivity growth, always staggering and without concern for the environment. The more we consume, the more we keep on consuming.
... préoccupation au gouvernement, à savoir que, malgré le fait que seulement 9 % des enfants albertains sont d'origine autochtone, ils représentent, depuis 1999, une proportion effarante de 75 % des enfants qui meurent dans des foyers d'accueil. [Table of Contents] Ms. Linda Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona, NDP): Mr. Speaker, on November 28, 2003, I raised a concern with the government that despite the fact that only 9% of Alberta children are aboriginal, since 1999, aboriginal children have accounted for a staggering 75% of children dying in care in my province.
La destruction causée par le typhon Haiyan est effarante. The destruction from Typhoon Haiyan is alarming.
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