French translation of 'off-duty'
off-dutyoff duty [ˌɒfˈdjuːti]
(= not on duty)
[soldier] qui n’est pas en service
[policeman] hors service ⧫ qui n’est pas en service
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Example Sentences Including 'off-duty'
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It emerged that one of the bikers was an off-duty undercover police detective.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Luckily an off-duty policeman came upon the accident and got things sorted out.The Sun (2009)
AN off-duty policeman discovered a bomb under his car yesterday.The Sun (2012)
An off-duty police officer saw the alleged incident and raised the alarm.The Sun (2016)
An off-duty policeman and his wife pulled over and tried to do what they could to help.The Sun (2011)
He hired off-duty police officers and supplied electric carts.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They were stopped by an off-duty policeman.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'off-duty'
Used Occasionally. off-duty is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'off-duty' in Other Languages
British English: off-duty ADJECTIVE
When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off-duty, they are not working.
The place is the haunt of off-duty policemen.
Translation of off-duty from the Collins English to French
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