English translation of 'côte'
1. (= rivage) coast
La route longe la côte. The road follows the coast.
2. (= pente) slope
(sur une route) hill
Après le village, il y a une côte assez raide. There’s quite a steep hill when you leave the village.
3. (Anatomy) rib
Il s’est cassé une côte en tombant. He broke a rib when he fell.
4. [de tricot, tissu] rib ⧫ ribbing (no pl)
côte de porc pork chop
côte de bœuf rib of beef
côtes de bettes chard ribs
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Le fioul pourrait atteindre la côte portugaise vers midi mercredi.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Le vent souffle en biais par rapport à la côte, mais le ballon va globalement dans la bonne direction.Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
Selon lui, « un quart des goélands présents sur la côte a la tête tachée de fioul.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Une étape gastronomique à inscrire dans votre séjour sur la côte d'Amour.Marie Claire
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'côte' in Other Languages
British English: coast /kəʊst/ NOUN
The coast is an area of land next to the sea.
We stayed at a camp site on the coast.
- American English: coast
- Arabic: سَاحِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: litoral
- Chinese: 海岸
- Croatian: obala
- Czech: pobřeží
- Danish: kyst
- Dutch: kust
- European Spanish: costa
- Finnish: rannikko maantieteellinen
- French: côte mer
- German: Küste
- Greek: ακτή
- Italian: costa
- Japanese: 沿岸
- Korean: 해안
- Norwegian: kyst
- Polish: wybrzeże
- European Portuguese: litoral
- Romanian: coastă
- Russian: побережье
- Latin American Spanish: costa
- Swedish: kust
- Thai: ชายฝั่ง
- Turkish: kıyı
- Ukrainian: берег
- Vietnamese: bờ biển
British English: rib /rɪb/ NOUN
Your ribs are the curved bones that go from your backbone around your chest.
Her heart was thumping against her ribs.
- American English: rib
- Arabic: ضِلْع
- Brazilian Portuguese: costela
- Chinese: 肋骨
- Croatian: rebro
- Czech: žebro
- Danish: ribben
- Dutch: rib
- European Spanish: costilla
- Finnish: kylkiluu
- French: côte
- German: Rippe
- Greek: παΐδι
- Italian: costola
- Japanese: 肋骨
- Korean: 늑골
- Norwegian: ribbe
- Polish: żebro
- European Portuguese: costela
- Romanian: coastă
- Russian: ребро
- Latin American Spanish: costilla
- Swedish: revben
- Thai: ซี่โครง
- Turkish: kaburga
- Ukrainian: ребро
- Vietnamese: xương sườn
British English: coastline NOUN
A country's coastline is the outline of its coast.
This is some of the most exposed coastline in the world.
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