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