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      nm   uncle  

grand-oncle        ( grands-oncles    pl  )
      nm   great-uncle
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once, ongle, ondulé, onglet

oncle n.

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
rich uncle
my mother's brother
my father's brother
My uncle is a wine grower.
His uncle breeds horses.
My uncle's retired now.
if ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas ; if ifs and ands were pots and pans, there’d be no work for tinker’s hands
[Fam.] Déf.: Il est absurde et inutile d'émettre des hypothèses, afin de parvenir à une conclusion qui nous arrange. ["en"= euphémisme pour "couilles"]
'oncle' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
mon oncle
Virginia a appelé le bébé d'après le nom de son oncle.
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"oncle": examples and translations in context
Une voix: Votre oncle Ed, lui, sera heureux. An hon. member: Your uncle Ed will be happy.
Ali, petit-fils d’al-Abbas, oncle du prophète Mohamed (vers 80 H / 700 J.-C.). ‘Ali, grandson of ‘Abbas, uncle to the Prophet Muhammad (about AH 80 / AD 700).
A vrai dire, l'oncle de Gayla est encore en vie à ce jour et apprend la valse. In fact, Gayla's uncle is still alive to this day, and learning how to waltz.
Mon père était militaire, et mon oncle était marin-pêcheur et aussi braconnier. And my father was a soldier, and my uncle was a fisherman and also a poacher.
À partir de là, le spectateur est envahi par les mêmes doutes que l’oncle. From then on, the viewer is overwhelmed by the same doubts as the uncle.
Un oncle, un grand-parent, un cousin, ce sont des proches. An uncle, a grandparent, a cousin—these are close relations.
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