French translation of 'interval'
1. (between times, dates) intervalle m
the interval between l’intervalle entre
The interval between these two dates is about six months. L’intervalle entre ces deux dates est d’environ six mois.
after an interval of [of days, months, years] après une interruption de ⧫ après un hiatus de
The ferry service has restarted after an interval of 12 years. Le service de ferries a repris après une interruption de 12 ans. ⧫ Le service de ferries a repris après un hiatus de 12 ans.
2. (Britain) (in theatre) entracte m
3. (Britain) (Sport) pause f
England were two goals behind at the interval. À la pause, l’Angleterre était menée de deux buts.
4. (= spell)
bright intervals (in weather) éclaircies fpl
sunny intervals épisodes ensoleillés ⧫ éclaircies
The outlook is for showers with sunny intervals. On prévoit des averses entrecoupées d’épisodes ensoleillés. ⧫ On prévoit des averses entrecoupées d’éclaircies.
at intervals (= from time to time) par intervalles
at regular intervals (in time) à intervalles réguliers; (in space) à intervalles réguliers
Earth tremors were being felt at regular intervals yesterday. Des secousses ont été ressenties hier à intervalles réguliers.
Trees stood at regular intervals along the kerb. Il y avait des arbres à intervalles réguliers le long du trottoir.
at intervals of a mile (= every mile) à intervalle d’un mile
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Example Sentences Including 'interval'
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Should the interval be long or short?The Other Side of Me (2006 (2005))
Then he saw another and then another at shorter intervals.The Princess and the Curdie (1883)
A ten-minute interval after the fifth set altered the whole complexion of the game.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
After the interval, finally two of the pupils are allowed to sing.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
After the interval, the concert improved.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And only one in five takes notice of the recommended service intervals.The Sun (2010)
Can manufacturers set any intervals they like?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Do the musical intervals exist in nature or in us?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I thought intervals between services were supposed to be getting longer rather than shorter.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Oh, the joy of a concert without an interval!Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Only after the interval did the music begin to disturb, and then not in the right way.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The actual tune simply shuttles up and down a fifth interval.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The service interval on a V8 is just 7,500 miles.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This was a gig of two halves, divided by a pointlessly long interval.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Yet the visitors should have gone in at the interval two goals up.The Sun (2014)
The various classes of boats set off at intervals.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I also had to do two lots of interval training a week.The Sun (2008)
Service intervals can be as long as two years and there is a 12-year rust warranty.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
So let me make the most of it, in this short interval before pessimism sets in again.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The South is set for wet intervals between drier spells.The Sun (2015)
The intervals gradually get longer until the dog can be left all day.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Drink at least four pints daily at two hourly intervals.The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)
Shorter intervals are likely to be necessary.The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)
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'interval' in Other Languages
British English: interval /ˈɪntəvəl/ NOUN
The interval between two events or dates is the period of time between them.
There was a long interval of silence.
- American English: interval
- Arabic: فَاصِلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: intervalo
- Chinese: 幕间休息
- Croatian: interval
- Czech: interval
- Danish: interval
- Dutch: interval
- European Spanish: intervalo
- Finnish: aikaväli
- French: entracte
- German: Intervall
- Greek: διάλειμμα
- Italian: intervallo
- Japanese: 間隔
- Korean: 간격
- Norwegian: intervall
- Polish: odstęp
- European Portuguese: intervalo
- Romanian: interval
- Russian: интервал
- Spanish: intervalo
- Swedish: intervall
- Thai: ช่วงเวลา
- Turkish: ara konser, tiyatro
- Ukrainian: інтервал
- Vietnamese: khoảng thời gian giữa hai sự kiện
Translation of interval from the Collins English to French Dictionary