French translation of 'extinguish'
1. (= put out)
2. (= destroy) [hope] anéantir ⧫ mettre fin à
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Example Sentences Including 'extinguish'
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After three days of "spinning," the fires were extinguished.Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)
Besides, the fires have not been entirely extinguished.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It took firefighters 100 days to extinguish the fires from the attacks.The Sun (2014)
It took two hours to extinguish the fire after ten engines were sent to the scene.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The resulting fire was finally extinguished on Monday.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Then she locked the door of the flat, extinguished her light and lay down.The House of Mirth (1905)
The car lights are extinguished and we stand in the blue shadows and cooling dust.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The lights were on, but my fire had been extinguished.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Fire covered the carriageway and melted more than 600 sq metres of tarmac before the blaze was extinguished.The Sun (2015)
Firefighters extinguished a blaze in the hallway.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Four fire crews were needed to extinguish the blaze, which burned for 1½ hours.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He managed to wake the trucker and help him from the vehicle, before fire crews arrived to extinguish the blaze.The Sun (2014)
Its light was extinguished last year.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The cabin lights were soon extinguished: all but the crew were asleep.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The fire was finally extinguished at about 11am yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The gas light had been extinguished, perhaps to save expense.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The house was also set alight but the fire was extinguished.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The painting is being repaired and the fire was quickly extinguished.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The roof and upstairs wall had collapsed by the time the blaze was extinguished.The Sun (2015)
Two fire trucks and more than 50 firefighters were last night battling to extinguish the blaze.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We are arranging for a search tomorrow once the fire has been extinguished.The Sun (2014)
You have extinguished that light suddenly and needlessly.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The flame of new Labour was finally extinguished.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
After four years of work, a fire that had burned for 130 years was finally extinguished.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: extinguish VERB
If you extinguish a fire or a light, you stop it burning or shining.
It took about 50 minutes to extinguish the fire.
Translation of extinguish from the Collins English to French Dictionary