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redresser

  

      vt  
     [+arbre, mât]   to set upright, to right
     [+pièce tordue]   to straighten out
     (AVIATION, AUTOMOBILES)  
  [+auto, avion]  
to straighten up  
redresser les roues      to straighten up  
     [+situation]   to put right  
  [+économie]  
to sort out, to straighten out  


redresser (se)  
      vpr/pass  
   [situation]   to right itself  
[pays]  
to get back on its feet, to recover
   [objet penché]   to right itself
      vpr/vi  
     (sur sa chaise)    to sit up, to sit up straight
     (debout)    to stand up, to stand up straight
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
redresser v.
raise (vt.) ; straighten (vt.)
[Bus.]

Additional comments:

studiozazu:

se redresser - to recover, to get back on your feet, to right oneself

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
recover
[Bus.]
exp.
to straighten up
n.
rectified current
[Tech.]
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'redresser' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
se redresser
exp.
se redresser
v.
redresser la situation
exp.
redresser la situation
v.
se lever d'un bond ; se redresser brusquement
v.
1. redresser le navire (qui gîte) 2. [Fig.] redresser la barre 3. [Fig.] rétablir l'équilibre
[US]
v.
redresser (vt.) ; se redresser (vr.)
vi.
revigorer ; redresser ; remplumer ; redonner du tonus (+ à)
Ex. from The Economist : can anything perk up Europe.
v.
arranger les choses ; mettre les choses à plat ; redresser la barre ; (re)mettre les choses au point
Expression synonyme : straighten things up
vt.
1. (shoulders, back) redresser 2. (body) raidir son corps ; s'arc-bouter 3. (legs/feet against sth) appuyer les jambes/pieds contre qc
Ex.: He stood to attention, bracing his shoulders. He braced his back against the wall.
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"redresser": examples and translations in context
C'est ce manque d'équité et de représentation que l'Afrique cherche à redresser. It is this lack of equality and representation that Africa seeks to redress.
Il est urgent, par conséquent de redresser cette situation sans plus de tergiversations. There is an urgent need, therefore, to redress the situation without further equivocation.
Impossible de le redresser, pas plus que cela. Can't straighten it out any more than that.
C'est le seul endroit assez cruel pour redresser Bart. It's the only place cruel enough to straighten Bart out.
Le Conseil de sécurité devrait prendre des mesures efficaces pour redresser ce genre d'erreurs passées. We believe that the Security Council should take effective measures to rectify this kind of past wrongdoing.
Le Conseil de sécurité a l'autorité et les moyens de redresser cette situation. The Security Council has the authority and wherewithal to rectify this situation.
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