French translation of 'station'
1. (also: railway station) gare f
2. (also: bus station) gare routière f
3. (also: police station) poste m (de police)
4. (= post) (gen) (Military) poste m
5. (also: radio station) station f
6. (also: television station) chaîne f
7. (= rank) condition f ⧫ rang m
above one’s station au-dessus de sa condition
She had been educated above her station. Elle avait reçu une éducation au-dessus de sa condition.
1. (Military) (= send)
to be stationed in être stationné(e) à (or en)
the British forces stationed in Germany les forces britanniques stationnées en Allemagne
2. (= place)
to be stationed être posté(e)
Two guards were stationed at the top of the stairs. Deux gardes étaient postés en haut de l’escalier.
to station o.s. se poster
He stationed himself at the door. Il se posta à la porte.
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Example Sentences Including 'station'
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Despite the continuing activity at the makeshift work station outside the slammer, she dozed off, forehead pressed to the window.MINUTES TO BURN (2001)
He made his way to the reference library, rehearsing the sweet words which were going to lure Dee down to the station.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
We'd arrived at the police station, a squat grey box of a building that resembled a miniature prison.THE EXECUTION (2001)
Andrea went out for lunch and queued for a passport photo in Charing Cross station.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2001)
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'station' in Other Languages
British English: station /ˈsteɪʃən/ NOUN
A station is a building by a railway line where a train stops.
She went with him to the station.
- American English: station
- Arabic: مَحَطَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: estação
- Chinese: 车站
- Croatian: postaja
- Czech: stanice
- Danish: station
- Dutch: station
- European Spanish: estación estancia
- Finnish: asema rautatieasema tms.
- French: gare
- German: Haltestelle
- Greek: σταθμός
- Italian: stazione
- Japanese: 駅
- Korean: 정거장
- Norwegian: stasjon
- Polish: stacja
- European Portuguese: estação
- Romanian: gară
- Russian: станция
- Spanish: estación lugar
- Swedish: station
- Thai: สถานี
- Turkish: istasyon
- Ukrainian: станція
- Vietnamese: trạm
Translation of station from the Collins English to French Dictionary