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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.
My uncle's retired now.
His uncle breeds horses.
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.
L'immeuble n°3 était la maison de l'oncle Bakheet et de la tante Fareeda. The building number 3 was the house of Uncle Bakheet and Aunty Fareeda.
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