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bleak

  

      adj  
   [prospect, future]   morne  
→ Many predicted a bleak future.        
to look bleak, to remain bleak, The future looks bleak.      L'avenir semble peu prometteur.  
→ The outlook remains bleak.        
   [place]   morne, désolé (e)     
→ The island's pretty bleak.        
→ bleak inner-city streets        
   [weather]   triste, maussade  
→ The weather can be quite bleak on the coast.        
   [face]   lugubre  
[look]  
sombre  
→ Julian's face took on a bleak look.        
[smile]   pâle
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beak, bleat, bleach, bleary

bleak adj.
morne

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
pronostic sombre
[Med.]
exp.
L'avenir semble peu prometteur.
exp.
brosser un tableau sinistre de la situation
[Fig.]
exp.
brosser un tableau sinistre de qch
[Fig.]
exp.
Tu brosses un tableau plutôt sinistre de la situation.
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'bleak' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bleak
v.
see a bleak future ; have bleak perspectives ; anticipate a stark future
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"bleak": examples and translations in context
Bolivia's future is not inexorably bleak. L'avenir de la Bolivie n'est pas inexorablement sombre.
The budgetary procedure for 2006 unfolds against a bleak backdrop. La procédure budgétaire pour 2006 s'engage dans un contexte bien sombre.
The situation appears bleak, but there is hope. La situation semble morne, mais il y a tout de même de l'espoir.
Their world is bleak, lonely and hopeless. Leur monde est morne, solitaire et desesperé...
I find the whole idea very... bleak. Je trouve l'idée très... Triste.
However an evaluation conducted in 2004 showed a bleak picture. Toutefois, l'évaluation réalisée en 2004 fait apparaître un sombre tableau.
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