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English translation of 'vaisselle'

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[vɛsɛl ]
feminine noun
1.  (plats à laver) dishes plurielwashing-up
faire la vaisselle to do the washing-up (Brit)to do the dishes (USA)
Je vais faire la vaisselle. I’ll do the washing-up.
2.  (plats lavés) dishes
Tu peux ranger la vaisselle s’il te plaît ? Can you put the dishes away please?
3.  (service) crockery

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Example Sentences Including 'vaisselle'

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La nappe, la vaisselle, les bougies, c'était d'un joli !
Sarraute, Claude Mademoiselle s'il vous plaît
Les copains se comptent sur les doigts de la déesse Vishnou qui pouvait faire la vaisselle en applaudissant le crépuscule.
Desproges, Pierre Chroniques de la haine ordinaire
Non seulement, il faisait la vaisselle, mais en plus, c'est lui qui m'a appris à cuisiner.
Le Monde (2002)
On gagne de la place et la vaisselle est lavée à la perfection.
Marie Claire
On ne parle pas du mobilier, de la vaisselle et autres précieux souvenirs.
Le Monde (2000)
Quand elle venait chercher la vaisselle sale, il descendait vers les chevaux, les laissant tout seuls.
Arnaud, Georges-Jean Les moulins à nuages

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'vaisselle' in Other Languages

British English: washing-up /ˈwɒʃɪŋʌp/ NOUN
To do the washing-up means to wash the pans, plates, cups, and cutlery which have been used in cooking and eating a meal.
I volunteered to do the washing-up.
  • American English: washing the dishes
  • Arabic: غَسِيلُ الَأطْباق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: louças para lavar
  • Chinese: 洗餐具
  • Croatian: pranje posuđa ili rublja
  • Czech: umývání nádobí
  • Danish: opvask
  • Dutch: afwas
  • European Spanish: fregar los platos
  • Finnish: tiskaus
  • French: vaisselle
  • German: Abwasch
  • Greek: λάντζα
  • Italian: lavare i piatti
  • Japanese: 食器洗い
  • Korean: 설거지
  • Norwegian: oppvask
  • Polish: zmywanie naczyń
  • European Portuguese: louça para lavar
  • Romanian: spălare de vase
  • Russian: мытье посуды
  • Latin American Spanish: lavar los platos
  • Swedish: disk använd matservis
  • Thai: การล้างจานชาม
  • Turkish: bulaşık yıkama
  • Ukrainian: миття посуду
  • Vietnamese: công việc rửa bát


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