French translation of 'undertaking'
1. (= venture) entreprise f
2. (= promise) engagement m
to give an undertaking to do sth s’engager à faire qch
to give an undertaking that ... s’engager à ce que (+ subj) ...
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Example Sentences Including 'undertaking'
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A play inspired by it is an ambitious undertaking.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Moreover the personal proximity of the subject matter, which drove him to such an ambitious undertaking, might have clouded his judgement.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
This is a difficult undertaking.LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)
But the Americans were quite unrealistic about the time needed for so difficult an undertaking.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
It is a big undertaking for businesses and individual taxpayers to move country and not just location.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is a huge undertaking and you realise what a massive responsibility the captain and crew have.The Sun (2012)
It was a huge undertaking but they were very determined.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Nights is a much more ambitious undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Riding such a distance with little or no sleep is a huge undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The film was a difficult undertaking, though.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This is a massive undertaking, and the search may well be endless.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This was an ambitious undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You could sell your existing property and move somewhere else, but it is a massive undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But such a huge undertaking inevitably left massive footprints.Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)
But securing the dispersed weapons stocks would be a huge undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
For a man of his generation that was a huge undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It will be a huge industrial undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Last night a source said: 'This is a hugely ambitious undertaking and will take a lot of work.The Sun (2014)
The bank has now given an undertaking to the court that they will not contact them again.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The banks have given an undertaking to continue funding small businesses to that extent.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The buyer has to give an undertaking that the acquired business can meet its liabilities.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There are many small undertaking businesses who will help families by supplying only the components that they cannot manage themselves.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Consequently it will think differently and not feel tied by any undertaking given by its predecessors.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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'undertaking' in Other Languages
British English: undertaking NOUN
An undertaking is a task or job, especially a large or difficult one.
Organizing the show has been a massive undertaking.
Translation of undertaking from the Collins English to French Dictionary