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sage-femme  


      nf   midwife
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
sage femme nf.
midwife

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
wise person
adj.
wise
exp.
Be good.
adj.
as good as gold
v.
be as good as gold
exp.
It would be wiser to wait.
n.
woman ; feminine (for adj.) ; wife
adv.
woman to woman
nf.
young woman
nf.
veiled woman
nf.
battered woman
n.
fair-haired woman ; blonde woman ; woman with fair hair
n.
husband and wife
nf.
strong-minded intellectual woman
v.
marry ; get married
n.
pregnant woman
n.
adulteress
nf.
ex-wife
nf.
housewife
nf.
cleaning lady
n.
women's clothing
nf.
handywoman
nf.
chambermaid
nm.
ladies' wear
exp.
phrase used to express the presumption that, when a man behaves strangely, the reason is related to a woman.
n.
looped curtain
exp.
there's got a to be a woman behind this . ; look for the root cause of the problem
From The Mohicans of Paris, Alexandre Dumas (father); signified when man has a problem, he should search for the woman who is inevitably responsible; now means to find the source of a problem
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'sage-femme' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
sage-femme
n.
sage-femme
[Med.]
exp.
Elle est sage-femme.

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