French translation of 'insistent'
1. (= determined) [person] insistant(e)
to be insistent that insister pour que ... (+ subj)
She had been insistent that the matter be resolved quickly. Elle avait insisté pour que les choses soient réglées rapidement.
2. (= continual) [noise, rhythm] insistant(e)
the phone’s insistent ringing la sonnerie insistante du téléphone
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Example Sentences Including 'insistent'
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Yet the question of religion remains insistent.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
I was equally insistent that he was ill and in need of loving kindness.Seminary Boy (2006)
The government remained insistent that the war should disrupt civil society as little as possible.The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)
I was quite insistent on this.The Sun (2011)
Yet insistent and powerful rhythm supplies the main force of the dance, and the cast seems hellbent committed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He's quite insistent about what he wants.The Broken God (1993)
The signs have merely become more insistent over the intervening period.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Recently, he has become insistent that we move in together.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The Americans remained insistent that their request be heeded.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The Government needs to be quite insistent that this is possible.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The chief executive was quite insistent.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They were equally insistent that the mayor bore responsibility for the abduction.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
No government has been as insistent on this point as that of Slovakia.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Very insistent on these things.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: insistent ADJECTIVE
Someone who is insistent keeps insisting that a particular thing should be done.
He was insistent that the war would be won and lost in the machine shops.
Translation of insistent from the Collins English to French Dictionary