French translation of 'pretension'
- (= affectation)
⇒ the pretensions of the art world
les prétentions du monde artistiquelack of pretension
absence de prétentionwithout pretension
- (= claim)
prétention fto have no pretensions to sth
n'avoir aucune prétention à qchto have no pretensions to being sth
n'avoir aucune prétention à être qch
Example Sentences Including 'pretension'
Can you tell me what more any natural son to the late Earl Rivers could have the pretension to expect?Man's Loving Family
It was a kind of pretension , when he didn't actually seem the pretentious sort, despite the silk dressing gown.THE EXECUTION (2002)
While it wasn't a pretension , just a habit, it irritated him because he was certain her meteorology was unsound.Looking For the Spark
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Translation of pretension from the Collins English to French Dictionary