French translation of 'twilight'
1. (= dusk) crépuscule m
in the twilight dans la pénombre
the twilight of sth (career) la fin de qch; (life, civilization, empire) le crépuscule de qch
in the twilight of his life au crépuscule de sa vie
(= final) [years] dernier/ère see also twilight hours
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Things had begun to change in the twilight days of the Somalia story.THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)
Last week the dollar entered the twilight zone against sterling.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
During that soft African twilight there was little shared laughter.Whicker's War (2006 (2005))
But it's fair to say he's enjoying relaxing into the twilight of his life in other ways.The Sun (2012)
Stepping in from the bright light of midday, you enter an enchanting world of manufactured twilight.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But there is a world of difference between that sort of standard and life in the twilight zone.The Sun (2013)
Here's what to do to live a long and healthy life into your twilight years.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We find ourselves in a dimly lit room, a twilight world between life and death.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You could grow as wise as you like in your twilight years, and still remain unnoticed.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Are we today in some twilight zone before a new conflagration?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Nautical twilight lasts all night from early June until mid-July.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The fifth and final Twilight film is due out in November.The Sun (2012)
The five Twilight films have taken more than 2billion at the box office worldwide.The Sun (2013)
We have to work harder at it if we still expect our wives to be around in our twilight years.The Sun (2012)
As the day faded to twilight, both men were naked, left only with their respective wills.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It represents a new twilight zone for monetary policy.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You can lean on each other's crutches in your twilight years.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They are mainly active at night and twilight, hiding in dense cover by day.Animals of the World (1993)
They live in small parties, grazing on grasses, herbs and other vegetation usually at twilight or at night.Animals of the World (1993)
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'twilight' in Other Languages
British English: twilight NOUN
Twilight is the time just before night when the light of the day has almost gone.
They returned at twilight.
Translation of twilight from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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