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