(=type) forme f
a rare form of cancer une forme rare de cancer
→ his consultant outlined various forms of treatment,
I'm against hunting in any form. Je suis contre la chasse sous toutes ses formes.
→ forms of life
true to form, True to form, she refused. Fidèle à elle-même, elle refusa.
(=guise) forme f
It's a new form of the sport. C'est une nouvelle forme de ce sport.
→ the Bill in its present form will give the police huge new powers
to take the form of prendre la forme de
→ The broadcast took the form of an interview.
The symptoms take various forms. Les symptômes prennent diverses formes.
in the form of sous forme de
→ She is taking lots of exercise in the form of walks or swimming.
→ They received a benefit in the form of a tax reduction ...
in powder form sous forme de poudre
in tablet form sous forme de comprimés
(=manner) façon f
→ She didn't like the form in which the questions were written.
form and content la forme et le fond
(SCHOOL) classe f
She's in my form. Elle est dans ma classe.
(=questionnaire) formulaire m
to fill in a form remplir un formulaire
→ You will be asked to fill in a form.
[+athlete, player, team, horse] forme f
→ His form this season has been brilliant.
→ dismay at their team's recent form
→ two young horses with good recent form.
to be on form (SPORT) être en forme
→ Liverpool are on form and playing well
être en forme
→ Robert Redford is back on form in his new movie `Sneakers'.
to be off form (SPORT) être en mauvaise forme
→ `Any player who is off form is unlikely to be an asset to the side.
to be in good form
(=healthy and cheerful) être en bonne forme
in top form
(=very healthy and cheerful) en pleine forme
(=shape) forme f
→ She gazed at his slumbering form.
→ She thought she'd never been so glad to see his bulky form
→ Valleys often take the form of deep canyons ...
to take form
(=take shape) prendre forme
→ As plans took form in her mind, she realized the need for an accomplice.
to be bad form (British)
It's bad form to ... Cela ne se fait pas de ...
→ Form a circle please, children.
→ They formed a ring to keep her warm ...
→ The chair folds back to form a couch.
→ There were some red rocks forming a kind of cave ...
→ The islands were formed comparatively recently.
→ Huge ice sheets were formed.
→ He is wary of forming another close relationship.
→ This should help him form a relationship with me ...
→ Cereals form their staple diet.
→ ... the articles that formed the basis of his book.
to form part of sth faire partie de qch
→ He formed the habit of taking long solitary walks.
[+impression] se faire
→ the impression I'd formed of Jack
→ The League was formed in 1959.
→ The leadership broke away to form a separate organization ...
vi se former → A scab had formed on his knee. → Long queues had formed outside the door → The stars must have formed around 10 billion years ago.
n formulaire m
n moyen m d'expression artistique
→ Graffiti is now an art form in Northampton.
→ ... Indian dance and related art forms.
n formulaire m de réservation
→ Enter the type of hotel room you want on the booking form.
(for insurance compensation)
formulaire m de déclaration de sinistre
note f de frais
formulaire m de demande
→ When the Social Security office gets your claim form they will arrange for you to see them.
n formulaire m d'inscription
n seconde f
n (British) ~sixième f , classe f de sixième
n (on printer)
alimentation f en papier
form of words
(=formulation) formulation f
→ The ministers worked on a form of words acceptable to the coalition parties.
n troisième f
→ He's in the fourth form
n forme f de vie
n bulletin m de commande
n cinquième f
n (British, in schools) ~classes fpl de première et terminale
n lycée n'ayant que des classes de première et de terminale lycée n'ayant que des classes de première et de terminale
n formulaire m de déclaration de revenus
n quatrième f