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English translation of 'cours'

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[kuʀ ]
masculine noun
1.  (leçon) class
un cours d’espagnol a Spanish class
le cours d’anglais the English class
Le professeur d’anglais l’a surpris en train de faire ses maths pendant son cours. The English teacher caught him doing his maths during his class.
des cours particuliers private lessons
2.  (série de leçons) course
un cours intensif a crash course
3.  (cheminement) course
4.  (écoulement) flow
5.  (avenue) ≈ walk
le cours Marigny the cours Marigny
6.  (Business, Stock Exchange) [d’action, dollar, devise] rate
7.  (autres locutions)
donner libre cours à to give free expression to; [imagination] to give free rein to
avoir cours [monnaie] to be legal tender; (figurative) to be current; (à l’école) to have a class; (à l’université) to have a lecture
en cours [année] current; [travaux] in progress
en cours de route on the way
au cours de in the course ofduring
Il a été réveillé trois fois au cours de la nuit. He was woken up three times during the night.

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Example Sentences Including 'cours'

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Au cours de sa carrière, Hill devait acquérir la réputation d'un homme indépendant et défiant le contrôle des studios.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Elle a bien voulu raconter son histoire à Anne Walter au cours de nombreux entretiens.
Marie Claire
Ils se retrouveraient dans très peu de temps au cours de jazz.
Dangerfield, Yves & Girod, Francis L'enfance de l'art
La rumeur qui parvenait sur ses méthodes de travail, c'est qu'au moins, dans ses cours, on riait !
Dangerfield, Yves & Girod, Francis L'enfance de l'art

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'cours' in Other Languages

British English: course /kɔːs/ NOUN
The course of a vehicle is the route along which it is travelling.
The pilot changed course and flew north.
  • American English: course
  • Arabic: دَوْرَة تَعْلِيميَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: curso
  • Chinese: 航向
  • Croatian: smjer
  • Czech: kurz
  • Danish: kurs
  • Dutch: koers
  • European Spanish: rumbo
  • Finnish: kurssi
  • French: cours
  • German: Kurs
  • Greek: σειρά μαθημάτων
  • Italian: rotta
  • Japanese: コース
  • Korean: 과정
  • Norwegian: kurs
  • Polish: kurs
  • European Portuguese: curso
  • Romanian: traseu
  • Russian: курс
  • Spanish: curso
  • Swedish: kurs
  • Thai: หลักสูตร
  • Turkish: kurs
  • Ukrainian: курс
  • Vietnamese: lộ trình
British English: lecture /ˈlɛktʃə/ NOUN
A lecture is a talk that someone gives in order to teach people about a particular subject, usually at a university.
We attended a lecture at the university.
  • American English: lecture
  • Arabic: مُحَاضَرَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: palestra
  • Chinese: 讲课
  • Croatian: predavanje
  • Czech: přednáška
  • Danish: forelæsning
  • Dutch: lezing
  • European Spanish: conferencia discurso
  • Finnish: luento
  • French: cours
  • German: Vortrag
  • Greek: διάλεξη
  • Italian: lezione
  • Japanese: 講義
  • Korean: 강의
  • Norwegian: forelesning
  • Polish: wykład
  • European Portuguese: palestra
  • Romanian: curs la universitate
  • Russian: лекция
  • Spanish: conferencia
  • Swedish: föreläsning
  • Thai: การบรรยาย
  • Turkish: ders
  • Ukrainian: лекція
  • Vietnamese: bài giảng


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