French translation of 'embargo'
Word forms: plural embargoes
an embargo against sb un embargo contre qn
an embargo on sb un embargo sur qn
an embargo on sth [trade, exports, sales] un embargo sur qch
to put an embargo on sth, to impose an embargo on sth mettre l’embargo sur qch
to lift an embargo lever un embargosee also trade embargo, arms embargo, oil embargo, economic embargo
[goods] mettre l’embargo sur
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"The most obvious move would be to set up some kind of blockade or embargo.METAPLANETARY (2002)
Monsignor Rolfe would have no hope of claiming an embargo on it this time.GRACE (2002)
My only conversational embargo is on property prices,' said Andrea.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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'embargo' in Other Languages
British English: embargo NOUN
If one country or group of countries imposes an embargo against another, it forbids trade with that country.
The United Nations imposed an arms embargo against the country.
British English: embargo VERB
If goods of a particular kind are embargoed, people are not allowed to import them from a particular country or export them to a particular country.
The fruit was embargoed.
Translation of embargo from the Collins English to French Dictionary