English translation of 'mettre au point'
mettre au point
[mécanisme, procédé] to develop
; [appareil-photo] to focus
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Example Sentences Including 'mettre au point'
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Avec l'un de mes collaborateurs je viens de mettre au point un médicament très efficace.Sur la vie de ma mère
Enfin, les filles ont décidé de mettre au point une stratégie si la loi passait malgré tout.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
'mettre au point' in Other Languages
British English: perfect VERB
If you perfect something, you improve it so that it becomes as good as it can possibly be.
We perfected a hand-signal system so that he could keep me informed of hazards.
Translation of mettre au point from the Collins French to English
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