(=bedcover) couverture f
→ If it's cold, put on an extra blanket.
[+snow] épaisse couche f
→ The mud disappeared under a blanket of snow.
[+fog] épais manteau m
→ Everything was hidden under a blanket of fog.
[statement, agreement] global (e) , de portée générale
[coverage] complet (-ète)
→ the blanket coverage of the Olympics
to give blanket cover
[insurance policy] couvrir tous les risques
(=general term) terme m générique
→ 'Mental illness' is a blanket term that covers many psychological states.
vt recouvrir → Heavy cloud and rain blanketed the valley. → The hills were blanketed by snow.
(=complete ban) interdiction f totale
→ a blanket ban on tobacco advertising
→ There's a blanket ban on foreign labour.
n doudou m *
→ She can't sleep without her comfort blanket.
n couverture f chauffante
→ Never go to sleep with your electric blanket switched on.
n couverture f antifeu
→ A fire blanket is a wise precaution in the kitchen.
[+baby, toddler] doudou m
(=person) rabat-joie mf inv
→ I don't know who invited Kevin - he's such a wet blanket.