English translation of 'c’est-à-dire'
1. (annonçant une explication) that is ⧫ i.e.
la lemmatisation, c’est-à-dire la réduction à la forme canonique lemmatization, that is to say reduction to the base form
2. (annonçant une précision) that is
Est-ce que tu peux venir lundi prochain, c’est-à-dire le 15 ? Can you come next Monday, that’s the 15th?
3. (demande de précision)
c’est-à-dire ? meaning what?
Ensuite, il faut lemmatiser - c’est-à-dire ? Then you have to lemmatize - meaning what?
4. (autres locutions)
c’est-à-dire que ... (= en conséquence) which means that ...; (excuse) well, in fact ...
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Translation of c’est-à-dire from the Collins French to English
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