English translation of 'émouvoir'
Verb Table transitive verbsee also s’émouvoir
(= toucher) to touch
(= attendrir) to move
être ému par qch (= touché) to be touched by sth; (= attendri) to be moved by sth
être ému aux larmes par qch to be moved to tears by sth
Sa lettre l’a beaucoup émue. She was very touched by his letter. ⧫ His letter moved her deeply. ⧫ She was deeply moved by his letter.
2. [communauté internationale, syndicats] to upset
Cette vague de répression a ému la communauté internationale. This wave of repression has upset the international community.
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Example Sentences Including 'émouvoir'
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De faire rire et pleurer, d'émouvoir, de faire réfléchir.Marie Claire
Pour l'instant, les autorités de la concurrence ne semblent pas s'en émouvoir.Le Monde (1999)
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Translation of émouvoir from the Collins French to English Dictionary
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