French translation of 'element'
1. (= part) élément m
2. (= aspect) dimension f
3. (= factor) élément m
an element in sth un élément de qch
4. (= certain amount) part f
The story contains an element of truth. L’histoire comporte une part de vérité.
5. (electrical) [of heater, kettle] résistance f
to be in one’s element (= enjoying o.s.) être dans son élément
elements plural noun
the elements (= weather) les éléments
(= people) éléments mpl
criminal elements criminels mpl ⧫ éléments mpl criminels
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Example Sentences Including 'element'
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There must have been something in his voice, an element he could not control.THE SCAR (1989)
Now, crowned by her loose fair hair, it was released to its element.A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (1989)
Depictions of unrelated people in multifarious clothes in a divergence of locations linked by the common element of unabashed sensuality.THE IMAGE OF LAURA (1989)
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'element' in Other Languages
British English: element /ˈɛlɪmənt/ NOUN
An element of something is one of the parts which make up the whole thing.
It is one of the key elements of the peace plan.
- American English: element
- Arabic: جُزْء
- Brazilian Portuguese: elemento
- Chinese: 要素
- Croatian: element
- Czech: prvek
- Danish: element
- Dutch: element
- European Spanish: elemento
- Finnish: elementti
- French: élément
- German: Element
- Greek: στοιχείο
- Italian: elemento
- Japanese: 要素
- Korean: 요소
- Norwegian: element
- Polish: element
- European Portuguese: elemento
- Romanian: element
- Russian: элемент
- Spanish: elemento
- Swedish: element
- Thai: องค์ประกอบ
- Turkish: bileşen
- Ukrainian: елемент
- Vietnamese: yếu tố
Translation of element from the Collins English to French Dictionary