French translation of 'lifeline'
1. (figurative) (= means of survival) planche f de salut
The orders will throw a lifeline to Britain’s shipyards Les commandes seront une planche de salut pour les chantiers navals britanniques.
(on ship) sauvegarde f
(for diver) filin m de sécurité
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Example Sentences Including 'lifeline'
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This will leave the cashstrapped country without a financial lifeline, and could push it into bankruptcy and out of the euro.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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It could provide a lifeline for parts of rural Britain with no cable for fast broadband.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Some still hope that a cautious Russia will provide an economic lifeline to the island.The Sun (2013)
But he was given a lifeline on the stroke of half-time.The Sun (2014)
But it still offered a lifeline of sorts to Mancini.The Sun (2013)
It would have been nice to be given a lifeline.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
PORTSMOUTH got a financial lifeline last week but they are still tipped for a second straight relegation.The Sun (2012)
The money will provide a lifeline for Palace, who went into administration last week.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Having a job is a lifeline out of this.The Sun (2013)
Instead, he has offered the club lifeline.The Sun (2006)
It has also provided a lifeline for those who have been put out of business by Chinese competitors.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It was given a lifeline by American bosses on the back of a massive vote from workers.The Sun (2012)
Labour was thrown a potential lifeline last night with a poll showing that tactical voting could save it from annihilation in Scotland.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Ministers must throw pubs a lifeline with tax cuts to lure back drinkers.The Sun (2011)
The harvest now offers a vital economic lifeline.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The port can also offer local entrepreneurs with a vital economic lifeline.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This new service will provide somewhere to turn and a vital lifeline for the families of those who serve and those who have served.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Unlike them, it has not been forced to seek a financial lifeline or purge executives.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
For millions of the world's poorest people, they offer a vital lifeline to medical treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is a financial lifeline for Australia, but at what price for the players?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Moreover, marriage offers me a lifeline.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: lifeline NOUN
A lifeline is something that enables an organization or group to survive or to continue with an activity.
Information about the job market can be a lifeline for those who are out of work.
Translation of lifeline from the Collins English to French Dictionary