French translation of 'grant'
1. (= give)
[visa, asylum] accorder
2. [request] accéder à
3. (= accept) admettre
to grant (that) ... admettre que ...
I grant you (that) ... je vous accorde que ...
to take sb for granted ne faire aucun cas de qn
I don’t take her for granted. I show my appreciation. Ce n’est pas vrai que je ne fais aucun cas d’elle. Je lui témoigne ma reconnaissance.
The nurses felt they were taken for granted. Les infirmières avaient l’impression qu’on se moquait d’elles.
to take sth for granted (= accept as normal) [facilities, privileges] considérer qch comme acquis(e); (= regard as unproblematic)
It’s not a good idea to take anything for granted. Ce n’est pas une bonne chose de ne jamais rien remettre en question.
to take it for granted (that) ... (= assume) partir du principe que ...
(to student) bourse f
(for research) subvention f
2. (to householder) indemnité f
3. (to organization) subvention f
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Example Sentences Including 'grant'
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Immigration Act grants amnesty to long-term illegal aliens.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
Another three sites have been granted planning consent.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They hope to raise the money through grants or other sources of funding.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This offers grants to make homes more energy efficient.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
All new students can apply for sports and music scholarships and receive grants for educational trips.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But maximising the advantages of science is about infrastructure as well as research grants.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Change More grants and funding for struggling musicians and songwriters.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Individual grants can be as high as 10,000.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Planning consent has been granted for further accommodation.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Should we accept an iffy grant from a local official?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The grant money subsidised the building of the troupe and paid for costumes and sets.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Huge egos jostle for recognition and precious research grants.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We're funded by an educational grant.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The government provides grants based on an equal per capita figure.An Introduction to Community Health (1995)
He added grant aid from the Government had also played a part.The Sun (2007)
He is working up plans to replace government grants with loans.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He was previously in charge of the body that distributes more than 7 billion of higher education grants.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
In another scene, she reacts angrily when told the government is demanding the return of a tranche of public cash granted to the charity.The Sun (2016)
In theory, it might make sense to give judges the power to grant snooping applications.The Sun (2015)
That required restraint by them, as well as by judges considering applications for the grant of leave.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The government agency oversaw a scheme under which further education colleges were granted millions of pounds to rebuild their sites.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Two weeks ago they were granted asylum.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She has subsequently been granted legal aid.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Critical social research does not take the apparent social structure, social processes, or accepted history for granted.Critical Social Research (1990)
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'grant' in Other Languages
British English: grant /ɡrɑːnt/ NOUN
A grant is an amount of money that the government or other institution gives to a person or an organization for a particular purpose.
They got a special grant for research.
- American English: grant
- Arabic: مِنْحَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: bolsa auxílio
- Chinese: 补助金
- Croatian: subvencija
- Czech: grant
- Danish: bevilling
- Dutch: subsidie
- European Spanish: subvención
- Finnish: avustus
- French: subvention
- German: Zuschuss
- Greek: επιχορήγηση
- Italian: borsa di studio
- Japanese: 助成金
- Korean: 보조금
- Norwegian: pengestøtte
- Polish: stypendium
- European Portuguese: bolsa auxílio
- Romanian: subvenție
- Russian: субсидия
- Spanish: subvención
- Swedish: anslag bidrag
- Thai: เงินทุน
- Turkish: fon destek
- Ukrainian: грант
- Vietnamese: tiền được cấp
British English: grant VERB
If someone in authority grants you something, or if something is granted to you, you are allowed to have it.
France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
Translation of grant from the Collins English to French Dictionary