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French translation of 'sailor'

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[ˈseɪləʳ ]
marin mmatelot m
He’s a sailor. Il est marin.

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Example Sentences Including 'sailor'

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It was really good fun and they were all keen sailors and enthusiastic.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Beginners can learn sailing skills while experienced sailors can crew their own yachts.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He let the best sailors sail the boat, and the best navigator do the navigation.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Sailors carved ships on the walls.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The moment one sailor thought about his daughter's education was the moment he nearly died.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They should begin to improve service morale by tackling what really matters to our soldiers, sailors and airmen.
The Sun (2012)
Britain sailors or crews are in medal positions in four classes.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Encouraging performances came from the new generation of British sailors.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Number one businessman and number one sailor.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
All US sailors and officers are now required to take a breath test before embarking on their ships.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Former soldiers, sailors and airmen are working with the unemployed to inspire them and build their confidence.
The Sun (2014)
Most of the other sailors will be British.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Sailors, officers and retired sea admirals hailed the end of an era.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They were the dominant young sailors of their generation.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
This young lady will be the lone sailor on her boat but she will not be alone in the case of emergency.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We want your nominations for the most outstanding soldier, airman, sailor or marine and reservist.
The Sun (2010)
Yet it is not the ships but the sailors in them.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Old salts like to tell the story of the young sailor learning to become a navigator.
Christianity Today (2000)

Trends of 'sailor'

In Common Usage. sailor is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'sailor' in Other Languages

British English: sailor /ˈseɪlə/ NOUN
A sailor is a person who works on a ship as a member of its crew.
  • American English: sailor
  • Arabic: بَحَّار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: marinheiro
  • Chinese: 水手
  • Croatian: mornar
  • Czech: námořník
  • Danish: sømand
  • Dutch: zeeman
  • European Spanish: marinero
  • Finnish: merimies
  • French: marin
  • German: Matrose
  • Greek: ναύτης
  • Italian: marinaio
  • Japanese: 船員
  • Korean: 선원
  • Norwegian: sjømann
  • Polish: żeglarz
  • European Portuguese: marinheiro
  • Romanian: marinar
  • Russian: моряк
  • Latin American Spanish: marinero
  • Swedish: sjöman
  • Thai: ลูกเรือ
  • Turkish: bahriyeli
  • Ukrainian: моряк
  • Vietnamese: thủy thủ


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