French translation of buttress
- (= strengthen) [system, argument, position]
Example Sentences Including 'buttress'
I am not a pillar of the Church of England, merely a minor buttress.The Disposal of the Living
As we came onto an elevated section of road I noticed a group of men with notebooks sitting on a concrete buttress.THE SCHEME FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT (2003)
They lay now peering over the edge of a rocky hollow beneath the outstretched shadow of the northmost buttress of Ephel Dath.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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Translation of buttress from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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