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French translation of 'grievance'

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grievance

[ˈɡriːvəns ]
noun
1.  (feeling) doléance fgrief m
to harbour a grievance garder rancune
2.  (cause for complaint) grief m
She has a genuine grievance. Ses griefs sont justifiés.

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Example Sentences Including 'grievance'

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Do some research to learn more about the main grievances of the men who are in the men's movement.
Bachmann, Susan (editor) & Barth, Melinda Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)
The rioters had no real grievance.
The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
If there is a real sense of grievance leading to industrial action then there is no such thing as an'irresponsible strike '.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It emerged that the man had a grievance about pay.
Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944–45 (2007)
Besides which, a complaint is usually uttered more to elicit sympathy than in real expectation that the grievance will be addressed.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If you want to complain, you should first contact the bank about your grievance in writing or at a branch.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His main grievance is that administrators could not agree on key objectives.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Is there a genuine grievance?
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But after a few tense moments his real grievance became apparent.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Dozens of agencies have become involved in trying to calm them, address their grievances and get them fit to learn.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She won't back you up, which adds yet another layer of resentment and grievance.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He still harbours a grievance about the alleged incident.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
One of the main grievances is the suffering of families evicted from their homes because of problems with paying the mortgage.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Other former friends spoke of deeper grievances.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
So where are those warriors for social justice, when there are genuine grievances to be addressed?
The Sun (2008)
The row over the map highlights deeper grievances.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Their main grievance concerns the financial aid they stand to lose.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
With such an important anniversary looming, they will assess that this is no time to try to address possible grievances.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
When was the last time you saw two packs of forwards pile into each other with genuine grievances?
Times, Sunday Times (2013)

Trends of 'grievance'

In Common Usage. grievance is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'grievance' in Other Languages

British English: grievance NOUN
If you have a grievance about something that has happened or been done, you believe that it was unfair.
They had a legitimate grievance.
  • American English: grievance
  • Brazilian Portuguese: motivo de queixa
  • Chinese: 委屈
  • European Spanish: motivo de queja
  • French: grief
  • German: Beschwerde
  • Italian: motivo di risentimento
  • Japanese: 不平
  • Korean: 불만
  • European Portuguese: motivo de queixa
  • Spanish: motivo de queja

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