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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.
vital impulse
[Med.]
n.
lyrical outburst
n.
revolutionary fervour
n.
life force
n.
creative drive
n.
patriotic fervour
n.
fit of love
n.
burst of enthusiasm
n.
burst of emotion
n.
fit of anger
n.
surge of affection
n.
moment of fraternity
nm.
momentum of solidarity
n.
moment of generosity
n.
surge of brotherly feeling
nf.
run up
exp.
to lose one's momentum
n.
jump path
n.
standing jump
exp.
to take a run-up
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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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