French translation of 'complement'
- (= supplement)
complément ma complement to sth
un complément à qch
- (= total number) [of staff]
⇒ The borough will be 100 teachers short of a full complement of 2,500.
La municipalité aura 100 professeurs manquants par rapport à un effectif total de 2,500.to have the full complement of sth (= proper number or amount)
avoir la totalité de qch
⇒ They did not have the full complement of 11 players on the pitch.
Ils n'avaient pas la totalité des onze joueurs sur le terrain.
Example Sentences Including 'complement'
Each of the personnel-carriers contained nine men, half its possible complement.Kara Kush
It amazed him still that Elaine was available to him, that she had recalled her womanhood to complement his insistent affection.Dansville
During the summer of 1989, Loro Parque was making moves to increase its complement of Spix's Macaws from two to four.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
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Translation of complement from the Collins English to French Dictionary