French translation of 'weather'
1. temps m
what’s the weather like? quel temps fait-il ?
What was the weather like? Quel temps faisait-il ?
the weather was
The weather was lovely. Il a fait un temps magnifique.
The weather was good for the time of year. Il faisait beau pour cette période de l’année.
under the weather (= ill) mal fichu(e)
to be weathered [rock, soil] être usé(e) par les éléments
2. [crisis, recession] survivre à
Unpainted wooden furniture weathers to a grey colour. Les meubles en bois non peint prennent une patine grise.
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Example Sentences Including 'weather'
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The good weather prompted a surge in sales of clothes and shoes as families bought lighter summer items.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Two additional reports suggested that companies were well placed to weather the cuts.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We weathered the financial crisis extremely well and increased profits last year.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Which films to use in your photography will depend on prevailing weather conditions.Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)
The weather is grey and grim: so are we.ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)
Then the weather of his face changed.What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
Rain and gloomy weather are thought more likely to increase blood pressure because of stress.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
THE shops may be full of the joys of spring but the weather is still grey, cold and wet.The Sun (2017)
The floor surface may prove hazardous due to adverse weather conditions.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The miserably wet and cool weather feels more like autumn than the height of the summer.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Weather balloons are a vital part of weather forecasting.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Inevitably the bad weather has affected results.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Wet weather continues to play havoc with the sport.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Cold air and wet weather appear to set it off.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
According to weather projections, good wind from the southeast will have them flying to the finish.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
But some people may not be able to adapt to the extra strain hot weather puts on their bodies.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Cold weather and the resulting health problems are a real issue.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It had apparently put out its emergency call because of bad weather.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Some of the guests sent messages to friends and family saying that they could not leave the hotel due to the weather.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Southern areas can expect drier and warmer weather.The Sun (2012)
The chamber mimicked the pressure changes in oceans caused by the weather.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The company blamed the weather while pointing out that a hot spell last year had boosted demand for flea collars.The Sun (2015)
The harder it is to present an elegant silhouette in clothes and to remain comfortable in warm weather.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The weather was clear and there was no lightning.The Sun (2015)
They are most sceptical when the weather is hot.The Sun (2013)
This week the best chance of dry and bright weather will continue to be over western areas.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This would allow agencies to lower the limit in bad weather or heavy traffic.The Sun (2012)
We have tall structures which have been constructed and certified for one weather period.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Weather like this made me happy.The Sun (2017)
The shipment was postponed only because of bad weather.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
When is somebody going to do something about this terrible cold weather?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
In areas where weather control has been instituted, he will still be able to see the stars at night.AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)
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'weather' in Other Languages
British English: weather /ˈwɛðə/ NOUN
The weather is the condition of the atmosphere in an area at a particular time, for example, if it is raining, hot, or windy.
The weather was bad.
- American English: weather
- Arabic: طَقْس
- Brazilian Portuguese: tempo clima
- Chinese: 天气
- Croatian: vrijeme
- Czech: počasí
- Danish: vejr
- Dutch: weer
- European Spanish: tiempo clima
- Finnish: sää
- French: temps climat
- German: Wetter
- Greek: καιρός μετεωρολογία
- Italian: tempo
- Japanese: 天気
- Korean: 날씨
- Norwegian: vær
- Polish: pogoda
- European Portuguese: tempo clima
- Romanian: vreme
- Russian: погода
- Spanish: tiempo clima
- Swedish: väder
- Thai: อากาศ
- Turkish: hava meteoroloji
- Ukrainian: погода
- Vietnamese: thời tiết
British English: weather VERB
If something such as wood or rock weathers or is weathered, it changes colour or shape as a result of the wind, sun, rain, or cold.
Unpainted wooden furniture weathers to a grey colour.
- American English: weather
- Brazilian Portuguese: desgastar pela ação do tempo
- Chinese: 风化
- European Spanish: desgastarse
- French: prendre
- German: verwittern
- Italian: modificarsi per effetto delle intemperie
- Japanese: 色あせる
- Korean: 색 등이 자연작용에 의해 변화다
- European Portuguese: desgastar pela ação do tempo
- Spanish: desgastarse
Translation of weather from the Collins English to French Dictionary