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 almost fell.
exp.
I nearly fell.
exp.
that was nearly the end of him
exp.
I almost told him.
exp.
I nearly told him.
exp.
I nearly lost my balance.
exp.
I nearly went the wrong way down a one-way street.
exp.
to almost do
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.
j'ai failli ...
exp.
avoir failli faire qch
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.
"failli": examples and translations in context
Le débat était si émotif qu'il a parfois failli se terminer en pugilat. The debate caused emotions which at times almost led to physical violence.
Résultat, nous avons failli perdre notre pays. Don't worry, be happy”. We almost lost our country.
Monsieur Cunha, Mme Redondo a failli prendre votre temps de parole. Mrs Redondo almost hijacked your speaking time, Mr Cunha!
En fait, je me souviens que j'ai failli pleurer en entendant ces mots. In fact, as I recall he almost wept as he said those words.
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.
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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