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English translation of 'puissant'

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puissant

[pɥisɑ̃ ]
Word forms: puissant, puissante
adjective
powerful

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Example Sentences Including 'puissant'

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C'est ce qui explique que Dubaï soit le grand rendez-vous de tous les constructeurs mondiaux, du plus petit au plus puissant.
Le Monde (1997)
Cette partie de bras de fer avec ce mollusque admi-nistratif, puissant et visqueux, aura une fin heureuse.
Collectif (Edel, Patrick & Wolfram, Bernard) Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
La manifestation de demain pour les retraites peut être un puissant coup de frein à l'entreprise de démolition.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
On croit ainsi que j'ai un corps athlétique et puissant, ce qui n'est pas vraiment le cas.
Marie Claire
Son visage offrait une densité de chair pâle et ourlée qui traduisait une volonté, un quant-à- soi puissant.
Grainville, Patrick Les anges et les faucons

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'puissant' in Other Languages

British English: powerful /ˈpaʊəfʊl/ ADJECTIVE
A powerful person or organization is able to control or influence people and events.
...two large, powerful countries.
  • American English: powerful
  • Arabic: قَوِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: poderoso
  • Chinese: 强大的
  • Croatian: moćan
  • Czech: vlivný
  • Danish: magtfuld
  • Dutch: machtig
  • European Spanish: poderoso
  • Finnish: voimakas
  • French: puissant
  • German: mächtig
  • Greek: ισχυρός
  • Italian: potente
  • Japanese: 強力な
  • Korean: 강력한
  • Norwegian: mektig
  • Polish: potężny
  • European Portuguese: poderoso
  • Romanian: puternic
  • Russian: могущественный
  • Latin American Spanish: poderoso
  • Swedish: mäktig
  • Thai: ที่มีอิทธิพล
  • Turkish: güçlü
  • Ukrainian: могутній
  • Vietnamese: nhiều quyền lực
British English: high /haɪ/ ADJECTIVE
sound A high sound or voice goes up a long way.
She spoke in a high voice.
  • American English: high
  • Arabic: عالٍ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: elevado
  • Chinese: 高的声音
  • Croatian: glasan
  • Czech: vysokýzvuk
  • Danish: høj
  • Dutch: hoog
  • European Spanish: alto
  • Finnish: korkea
  • French: puissantson, voix
  • German: hoch
  • Greek: υψηλός
  • Italian: alto
  • Japanese: 高い
  • Korean: 고음의
  • Norwegian: høy
  • Polish: wysoki
  • European Portuguese: alto
  • Romanian: înalt
  • Russian: высокий
  • Latin American Spanish: altotono
  • Swedish: hög
  • Thai: สูง
  • Turkish: yüksek
  • Ukrainian: високий
  • Vietnamese: cao
British English: mighty ADJECTIVE
Mighty is used to describe something that is very large or powerful.
There was a flash and a mighty bang.
  • American English: mighty
  • Brazilian Portuguese: poderoso
  • Chinese: 强大的
  • European Spanish: fuerte
  • French: puissant
  • German: gewaltig
  • Italian: forte
  • Japanese: 強大な
  • Korean: 강력한
  • European Portuguese: poderoso
  • Latin American Spanish: fuerte
British English: potent ADJECTIVE
Something that is potent is very effective and powerful.
...their most potent weapon.
  • American English: potent
  • Brazilian Portuguese: potente
  • Chinese: 效力强的
  • European Spanish: potente
  • French: puissant
  • German: stark
  • Italian: potente
  • Japanese: よく効く
  • Korean: 위력적인
  • European Portuguese: potente
  • Latin American Spanish: potente

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Translation of puissant from the Collins French to English
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