oncle translation | French-English dictionary

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oncle

  

      nm   uncle  


grand-oncle        ( grands-oncles    pl  )
      nm   great-uncle
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

grand-oncle, once, ongle, ondulé

oncle n.
uncle

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
great-uncle
n.
rich uncle
exp.
my mother's brother
exp.
my father's brother
exp.
My uncle is a wine grower.
exp.
His uncle breeds horses.
exp.
My uncle's retired now.
exp.
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"]
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'oncle' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
mon oncle
exp.
Virginia a appelé le bébé d'après le nom de son oncle.
"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).
Mon oncle était le frère de ma mère. Ma grand-mère est née en Pologne. My uncle was my mother's brother. My grandmother was born in Poland.
Opiniâtre comme il l'était, mon oncle Dave a décidé de ne pas sauter. My Uncle Dave, being a rather stubborn fellow, decided not to jump.
Un oncle, un grand-parent, un cousin, ce sont des proches. An uncle, a grandparent, a cousin—these are close relations.
Que sait ou devine Christian de l'identité sexuelle secrète de son oncle ? What does Christian know or suspect about his uncle's secret sexual identity?
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