English translation of 'canon'
1. (= arme) gun
2. [d’arme] (= tube) barrel
un fusil à canon scié a sawn-off shotgun
3. (= critère)
les canons de la beauté the canons of beauty
les canons de la mode the canons of fashion
4. (= idéal) model
être le canon de ... to be a model of ...
5. (Music) canon
6. (informal) (= personne) real stunner (informal)
droit canon canon law
2. (informal) (= beau) stunning ⧫ gorgeous
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Il est difficile d'accrocher la normalité au canon d'une kalachnikov.Europarl Parallel Corpus
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'canon' in Other Languages
British English: cannon NOUN
A cannon is a large gun, usually on wheels, which used to be used in battles.
The cannons boom, the band plays.
British English: canyon NOUN
A canyon is a long, narrow valley with very steep sides.
...55 acres of brush-covered hills and narrow canyons.
Translation of canon from the Collins French to English
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