French translation of 'grandiose'
1. [plan, title] grandiose
2. (pejorative) [claim] pompeux/euse
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But there seems absolutely no reason why British taxpayers should implicitly underwrite his grandiose and high-risk plans.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Others make more grandiose claims.SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
But disaster only inspires them to more grandiose schemes.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He would just have dropped out of historical remembrance, as grandiose claims and exciting hopes proved to be empty.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Keep hopes and dreams attainable, as grandiose schemes could dent your confidence if they don't pan out.The Sun (2015)
Spending on grandiose public works schemes was largely wasted.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The oil money has led to investment in grandiose road schemes (not just those roundabouts) and other infrastructure.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There are still many obstacles in the way of such grandiose dreams.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This sounds such a grandiose claim, but the show does change lives.The Sun (2014)
What does he feel now about this grandiose project?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Entrepreneurs are often so dazzled by imaginings of their own brilliance that they forget to look at history and reality becomes distorted by grandiose dreams.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There is no other club that make such grandiose claims.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
With the cost of the project rising, The owners are considering scaling down the grandiose plans.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He seemed to be no more than a small-town accountant with big ideas, an exile from his tragic homeland and full of grandiose dreams of revolution.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It seemed a rather grandiose claim.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Its grandiose plan for an defence force turned to ashes the first sign of conflict in the Balkans.The Sun (2015)
Other winners have less grandiose ambitions.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
What we need is a more imaginative monetary policy directed at clearing that debt, not grandiose government projects that will add to it.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It is time to do so now before the sunk costs of a grandiose scheme expand further.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That would be a grandiose political project obscuring a kernel of wisdom.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Under new Labour, grandiose ambitions for conflicts abroad were accompanied by miserly annual increases in the defence budget at home.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: grandiose ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as grandiose, you mean it is bigger or more elaborate than necessary.
Not one of his grandiose plans has even begun.
Translation of grandiose from the Collins English to French Dictionary