French translation of 'vest'
1. (Britain) (worn under shirt, blouse) maillot m de corps
2. (US) (= waistcoat) gilet m
to be vested with sth être investi(e) de qch
vested in sb
Parliament voted to strip him of the powers vested in him. Le Parlement a voté pour lui retirer les pouvoirs dont il a été investi.
to be invested in sb
All authority was vested in her. Elle était investie d’une autorité absolue.
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Example Sentences Including 'vest'
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It is made almost like a man 's vest, with her shirt showing all the way round between it and her skirt.CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)
It is a legal requirement to use front and rear lights while cycling at night and a reflective vest or jacket is also advisable.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Power is vested in him through the votes of far-flung football federations.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The sauce went all over his vest and jacket and he decided to deal with it in his own, unique way.The Sun (2010)
It's designed to look good peeking beneath strappy dresses and vests.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Layer a long, sheer top over a vest.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Take off that sweaty vest and put it in your handbag.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You can put on a vest and shorts and box and do the heptathlon or put on mascara to walk the dog.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was found dead in the school wearing a bulletproof vest.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He was wearing a white shirt, vest and backpack, with a gun over his shoulder.The Sun (2014)
Perhaps it's the braces that complete the whiskers look... along with his grandad shirt and vest.The Sun (2008)
She burst into tears as she felt the bulletproof vest under my shirt.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They were armed and one was wearing a bulletproof vest.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Imagine they are both wearing red vests.Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)
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'vest' in Other Languages
British English: vest /vɛst/ NOUN
A vest is a piece of underwear which is worn to keep the top part of your body warm.
- American English: undershirt
- Arabic: قَمِيصٌ تـَحْتِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: camiseta
- Chinese: 背心
- Croatian: potkošulja
- Czech: tílko
- Danish: vest
- Dutch: vest
- European Spanish: camiseta de tirantes
- Finnish: aluspaita
- French: débardeur
- German: Unterhemd
- Greek: γιλέκο
- Italian: canottiera
- Japanese: 肌着
- Korean: (남자용) 속 셔츠
- Norwegian: vest
- Polish: kamizelka
- European Portuguese: colete
- Romanian: maiou
- Russian: жилет
- Spanish: chaleco
- Swedish: undertröja
- Thai: เสื้อกั๊ก
- Turkish: atlet
- Ukrainian: майка
- Vietnamese: áo lót
Translation of vest from the Collins English to French
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