French translation of 'invidious'
1. [comparison] indu(e)
We should guard against invidious comparisons with Scotland Yard. Nous devrions nous garder de toute comparaison indue avec Scotland Yard.
2. [task] peu enviable
3. (= awkward) [position] peu enviable
to be put in an invidious position être placé dans une position peu enviable
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One reason may be that it finds itself in an invidious position.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We find ourselves in the invidious position of being partners in this German enterprise and as partners inevitably sharing the responsibility.Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)
It was true that a bank was in an invidious position.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Now, this obviously puts me in an invidious position.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That put the appellant in an invidious position.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
That leaves him in an invidious position.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It puts them in the invidious position of having to lie.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
There are so many sights of parental devotion to be witnessed in the avian world just now that it seems invidious to single one out.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They were put in an invidious position by the game's governing body.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translation of invidious from the Collins English to French Dictionary