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English translation of 'flèche'

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flèche

[flɛʃ ]
feminine noun
1.  (projectile) arrow
monter en flèche (figurative) to soarto rocket
partir en flèche (figurative) to be off like a shot
2.  (signe) arrow
3.  [de clocher] spire
4.  [de grue] jib
5.  (trait d’esprit, critique) shaft
6.  (Aviation)
à flèche variable swing-wing modif

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Example Sentences Including 'flèche'

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Certains restent autour de Notre-Dame, voltigent tout le jour autour de sa flèche.
Grainville, Patrick Les anges et les faucons
J'en admirais la flèche dans mon rétroviseur quand un rugissement m'a fait stopper net.
Colombier, Jean Béloni
La flèche du temps est commune à tous les objets, vivants ou non, qui peuplent notre univers.
Le Monde (1998)
Mais flèche dans le sens d'" argent " s'emploie moins, surtout chez les jeunes, qui préfèrent nettement parler de thunes.
Merle, Pierre Le blues de l'argot
Suivant une expression célèbre du physicien Arthur Eddington, " l'entropie est la flèche du temps ".
Le Monde (1998)
Sur fond de Pixies, c'est une descente en flèche du système éducatif privé américain.
Actuel

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'flèche' in Other Languages

British English: arrow /ˈærəʊ/ NOUN
weapon An arrow is a long, thin stick with a sharp point at one end.
The soldiers used bows and arrows.
  • American English: arrow
  • Arabic: سَهْم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: flecha
  • Chinese: 箭头 武器
  • Croatian: strijela
  • Czech: šíp
  • Danish: pil
  • Dutch: pijl
  • European Spanish: flecha
  • Finnish: nuoli
  • French: flèche arc
  • German: Pfeil
  • Greek: βέλος
  • Italian: freccia
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 화살
  • Norwegian: pil
  • Polish: strzała
  • European Portuguese: flecha
  • Romanian: săgeată
  • Russian: стрела
  • Spanish: flecha
  • Swedish: pil och båge
  • Thai: ลูกธนู
  • Turkish: ok
  • Ukrainian: стріла
  • Vietnamese: mũi tên
British English: spire /spaɪə/ NOUN
The spire of a church is a tall cone-shaped structure on top of a tower.
We saw a church spire above the trees.
  • American English: spire
  • Arabic: قِمَّةٌ مُسْتَدِقَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: coruchéu igreja
  • Chinese: 尖顶
  • Croatian: toranj
  • Czech: věž špička
  • Danish: spir
  • Dutch: torenspits
  • European Spanish: aguja chapitel
  • Finnish: terävähuippuinen torni
  • French: flèche église
  • German: Turmspitze
  • Greek: σπείρα
  • Italian: guglia
  • Japanese: 尖塔
  • Korean: 뾰족탑
  • Norwegian: spir
  • Polish: iglica
  • European Portuguese: torre igreja
  • Romanian: clopotniță
  • Russian: шпиль
  • Spanish: aguja arquitectura
  • Swedish: spira
  • Thai: สิ่งก่อสร้างสูงรูปกรวยที่เป็นส่วนหนึ่งของโบถส์
  • Turkish: kilise kulesinin sivri tepesi
  • Ukrainian: шпиль
  • Vietnamese: ngọn tháp
British English: arrow /ˈærəʊ/ NOUN
sign An arrow is a sign that shows you which way to go.
Follow the arrows along the path.
  • American English: arrow
  • Arabic: سَهْم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: seta
  • Chinese: 箭头
  • Croatian: putokaz
  • Czech: šipkaukazuje směr
  • Danish: pil
  • Dutch: pijl
  • European Spanish: flecha
  • Finnish: nuoli
  • French: flèchesignalisation
  • German: Pfeil
  • Greek: βέλος
  • Italian: freccia
  • Japanese: 矢印
  • Korean: 화살표
  • Norwegian: pil
  • Polish: strzałka
  • European Portuguese: seta
  • Romanian: săgeatăindică direcția
  • Russian: указательная стрелка
  • Spanish: flecha
  • Swedish: pil
  • Thai: ลูกศร
  • Turkish: ok
  • Ukrainian: стрілка
  • Vietnamese: mũi tên

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Translation of flèche from the Collins French to English
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