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      n  
   [+boat]   ancre    f     
to drop anchor      jeter l'ancre, mouiller  
→ We dropped anchor in a sheltered spot.        
to weigh anchor      lever l'ancre  
→ It was time to weigh anchor and move on.        
to be at anchor      [boat]   être à l'ancre, être au mouillage  
     (fig)   (=secure point)   point    m   d'ancrage  
→ He provided an emotional anchor for her.        
→ He remains the anchor of the country's fragile political balance.        
   [+TV or radio programme]   présentateur (-trice)      m/f     
→ He worked in the news division of ABC - he was the anchor of its 15- minute evening newscast.        
      vi   (=drop anchor)  
[ship]  
jeter l'ancre, mouiller  
→ A ship arrived and anchored in the bay.        
      vt  
     [+boat, ship]   mettre à l'ancre  
→ They anchored the boat.        
   (=attach)   arrimer  
→ The roots anchor the plant in the earth.        
to anchor sth to sth      attacher qch à qch  
→ We anchored the tent to a huge stone.        
to anchor sth down      arrimer qch  
     [+TV or radio programme]   présenter
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
ancrage
[Tech.]
v.
ancrer (vt.) ; mettre à l'ancre (vi.)
[Tech.]
n.
ancre
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'anchor' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
nf.
anchor
vt.,vi.
anchor
v.
to anchor
Ex.: There were problems finding a department store to anchor the shopping centre. The industry helped to anchor the region's economy.
adv.
at anchor
adv.
at anchor
n.
anchor nut
[Tech.]
n.
anchor mast
n.
anchor bolt
[Tech.]
n.
anchor point
n.
Anchor plate
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