French translation of 'chant'
[of fans] chant m
[of demonstrators] slogans mpl
2. [of priests, worshippers] psalmodie f
1. [slogan, name] scander
The demonstrators chanted their disapproval. Les manifestants criaient leur mécontentement.
2. [prayer, mantra] psalmodier
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Example Sentences Including 'chant'
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Others rise and dance around the middle of the group, chanting as they move.Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
Angry young men began chanting slogans.BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal&apos;s Royal Dynasty (2002)
Gwendolen began to chant again, waving her arms this time.CHARMED LIFE (1977)
He is also heard yelling footie chants outside a nightclub.The Sun (2010)
No one can condone chanting like that - in a football ground or anywhere else.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Not too much singing or chanting.The Sun (2013)
The man for whom cheers and chants once again rang out round Stamford Bridge.The Sun (2013)
The rest stayed and chanted songs of gallows humour.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In their long dresses, they stand in chorus lines next to the archers, and put them off with mocking chants and suggestive songs.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The chants of the crowd are getting louder and it's time for him to go.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
After taking their details, the cops leave and the group carries on chanting.The Sun (2014)
Around them a mostly cheerful crowd chanted its demands.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
German fans rubbed it in by chanting: 'We paid for your tickets.The Sun (2012)
Hundreds of settlers turned out to chant defiance outside the Knesset.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is powered by acoustic guitar and has a middle section with a singalong crowd chant.The Sun (2013)
Many shops and businesses were shut while crowds blocked traffic and chanted anti-government slogans.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
One chant is sung by an African choir.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Songs and chants were performed, and speeches made.Smithsonian Mag (2017)
The crowd waved banners and danced and schoolchildren chanted prayers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The star woke to find the woman stroking her head and chanting prayers.The Sun (2009)
They have appealed on social media for details of the attackers, their races and accents as well as any chants or slogans they used.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They waved placards and chanted the slogans that are doing the rounds this week.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The Scot would watch matches and hear the crowd chant his name.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
One nun was famous for refusing to rise or sit down without chanting a prayer.Christianity Today (2000)
We said it to each other at home, one chanting, one listening.Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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'chant' in Other Languages
British English: chant NOUN
A chant is a word or group of words that is repeated over and over again.
His words were drowned out by chants from fans.
Translation of chant from the Collins English to French Dictionary