English translation of 'encombrant'
Example Sentences Including 'encombrant'
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Il est même perçu comme un encombrant voisin, qui déstructure l'université.Le Monde (2001)
Il rend service absolument et n'est pas encombrant : plié, il fait 59 cm de hauteur, 46 de largeur et 24 d'épaisseur.Marie Claire
Le propriétaire avait jeté son dévolu sur la Côte d'Azur, mais ne trouvait nulle place à son encombrant jouet.Le Monde (2002)
Mais l'ordinateur est aussi un serviteur encombrant, exigeant.Le siècle de la communication
On imagine le soulagement de tous ceux, voire celles, qui redoutaient un retour encombrant et compromettant leur avenir personnel.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
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'encombrant' in Other Languages
British English: bulky ADJECTIVE
Something that is bulky is large and heavy.
...bulky items like lawn mowers.
British English: cumbersome ADJECTIVE
Something that is cumbersome is large and heavy and therefore difficult to carry, wear, or handle.
Although the machine looks cumbersome, it is actually easy to use.
British English: unwieldy ADJECTIVE
If you describe an object as unwieldy, you mean that it is difficult to move or carry because it is so big or heavy.
They came panting up to his door with their unwieldy baggage.
Translation of encombrant from the Collins French to English
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