failli translation | French-English dictionary

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failli

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      adj   bankrupt
      nm/f   bankrupt
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
failli n.
bankrupt
[Bus.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
bankrupt
v.
fail (vi.) ; almost (+inf.)
n.
discharged bankrupt
exp.
I nearly fell.
exp.
that was nearly the end of him
exp.
I almost fell.
exp.
I nearly told him.
exp.
I almost told him.
exp.
I nearly lost my balance.
exp.
I nearly went the wrong way down a one-way street.
exp.
to nearly do
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'failli' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
failli
exp.
failli
n.
failli non réhabilité
[Bus.]
exp.
avoir failli faire qch
exp.
j'ai failli ...
exp.
Il a failli tomber.
exp.
j'ai bien failli ...
exp.
Il a failli se blesser.
exp.
J'ai bien failli tomber.
exp.
J'ai failli rater le train.
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"failli": examples and translations in context
Le voyage en bus a pris une semaine, et on a failli se faire prendre plusieurs fois. The journey by bus took one week, and we were almost caught several times.
Monsieur Cunha, Mme Redondo a failli prendre votre temps de parole. Mrs Redondo almost hijacked your speaking time, Mr Cunha!
Il a failli être la seule personne à perdre la vie pendant les travaux de la commission. He was almost the one person who lost his life during the Comisión's time.
Puis il a failli en être exclu, pour ensuite être réintégré, mais partiellement seulement. Then it was almost excluded, only to be reinstated again, though not fully.
En fait, dans un certain sens, cela a failli ruiner votre empire à un moment donné. And in fact, in a way, it almost took down your empire at one point.
Nous ne devons pas oublier que le sommet de Genève a failli échouer. We must not forget that the Summit in Geneva nearly collapsed.
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