French translation of 'setup'
1. (way sth is organized) manière f dont les choses sont organisées
I’ve only been here a couple of days and I don’t quite know the set-up. Je ne suis ici que depuis deux jours et je ne sais pas trop comment les choses sont organisées.
2. (= trick) coup m monté
The whole thing was a setup. Toute l’affaire était un coup monté.
3. (= organization) boîte f
What kind of set-up do you work for? Pour quel genre de boîte travaillez-vous ?
4. (Computing) (= installation) [of hardware, software] installation f
The setup will take a few minutes. L’installation prendra quelques minutes.
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Example Sentences Including 'setup'
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`Once Dr. Kelsey saw the artifacts awaiting shipment, she guessed the setup.INCA GOLD (2001)
The first thing we have to do is to find out as much as possible about her intentions and her setup.C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS (2001)
`Well, for example, you must have a comms setup here to send your copy, am I right?DEAD BEAT (2001)
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British English: set-up NOUN
A particular set-up is a particular system or way of organizing something.
It appears to be an idyllic domestic set-up.
Translation of setup from the Collins English to French Dictionary