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French translation of 'tapestry'

Word Frequency


1.  (needlework) tapisserie f
2.  (figurative) fresque f
The book presents a tapestry of teenage life in the provinces. Le livre est une fresque de la vie adolescente en province.

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Example Sentences Including 'tapestry'

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I am financially better off, but they have had a great life tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
In all of them there were old pictures or old tapestries with strange scenes worked on them.
Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden (1911)
Its generous acoustics tended to obscure the rich tapestry of lower strings showcased in the opening concert by the Sixth Brandenburg.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Stories claim that he would sit on a chair and pretend to be a clock or attempt to mount horses that he saw in wall tapestries.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Talk about life 's rich tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The tapestries on the walls looked as if a little life had been breathed into them; they became much more than a collection of stitches.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They are all significant stitches in the rich tapestry of history.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
For those already mourning the imminent void in jump racing's rich tapestry, there is heartening news.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is a very rich tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
These stories are the stuff of football's rich tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The more people you speak to, the more it becomes a large tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We grew up in a very magical house, full of tapestries and ancient furniture, a place of dark forests and maidens to rescue.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Ah, the rich tapestry of British life.
The Sun (2006)
He also enjoyed gardening, painting, tapestry and reading.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Now we find him stepping out of the shadows with a sublime debut solo album, a rich tapestry of guitar patterns backing his haunting, heartfelt vocals.
The Sun (2007)
Part of the tapestry of my life.
The Sun (2016)
The auction included silverware, furniture, tapestries and other works of art.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The thing to do with a tea service is to drink and eat tea off it, not use it as a painting or a tapestry.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There was a wonderful but faded 13th-century tapestry on one wall, opposite a stunning contemporary painting.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
This will provide a snapshot of the rich tapestry of life in the UK for our grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The monarchy acts as a golden thread coursing through the rich tapestry of our shared history.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Trends of 'tapestry'

Used Occasionally. tapestry is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'tapestry' in Other Languages

British English: tapestry NOUN
A tapestry is a large piece of heavy cloth with a picture sewn on it using coloured threads.
He stared in wonder at the tapestries on the walls.
  • American English: tapestry
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tapete de parede
  • Chinese: 织锦
  • European Spanish: tapiz
  • French: tapisserie
  • German: Wandteppich
  • Italian: arazzo
  • Japanese: タペストリー
  • Korean: 태피스트리
  • European Portuguese: tapete de parede
  • Latin American Spanish: tapiz


Translation of tapestry from the Collins English to French
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