revanche translation | French-English dictionary

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revanche

  

      nf  
   (=vengeance)   revenge  
prendre sa revanche      to get one's revenge, to get one's own back  
Il a pris sa revanche en refusant de lui prêter son vélo.      He got his own back by refusing to lend him his bike.  
prendre sa revanche sur qn      to get one's revenge on sb, to get one's own back on sb  
     (autres locutions)    en revanche      on the other hand  
C'est cher mais en revanche c'est de la bonne qualité.      It is dear but on the other hand it's good quality.  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
revanche n.
revenge

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
adv.
on the other hand
adv.
however ; on the other hand ; in contrast ; by contrast ; conversely
exp.
to get one's own back on sb
exp.
to get one's revenge on sb
exp.
to get one's own back
exp.
to get one's revenge
adv.
provided the favor can be returned ; in return
exp.
I accept, provided I can do the same for you in return one day
exp.
I accept, provided I can do the same for you one day
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'revanche' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
adv.
en revanche
[Bus.]
adv.
en revanche,
adv.
à charge de revanche !
exp.
prendre sa revanche sur qn
exp.
Il voulait prendre sa revanche sur elle.
n.
esprit de revanche, caractère vindicatif, rancune, rétorsion
exp.
Je vous revaudrai ça ! à charge de revanche! merci ! je suis redevable envers vous
exp.
prendre sa revanche
adv.
à charge de revanche
adv.
à charge de revanche

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