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English translation of 'somptueux'

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somptueux

[sɔ̃ptɥø ]
Word forms: somptueux, somptueuse
adjective
[palais, décor, repas] sumptuous
[cadeau] lavish

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Example Sentences Including 'somptueux'

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Déjà j'imaginais le roman de F., dans les salons somptueux où se nichait ce cabinet minuscule et glacé.
Grainville, Patrick Les anges et les faucons
Déjà, les potentats somptueux et carnassiers, c'était de la vieille pacotille, rebuts rassis, pharaoniques déchets.
Grainville, Patrick Les anges et les faucons
Elle va te coller pendant tout le Festival Je ne peux rien avaler de ce qu'offrent les somptueux buffets de cette fête.
Marie Claire
En définitive, " chacun prendra sa part de ce somptueux gâteau ", a -t-elle conclu.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Il fallait donc lui construire le sanctuaire le plus somptueux, le plus riche, le plus impressionnant possible.
Ziegler, Jean Retournez les fusils ! Manuel de sociologie d'opposition
Il me fi traverser un long couloir de l'appartement autrefois somptueux.
Le Monde (1998)
L'heureux client a le sentiment de déballer de somptueux présents.
Le Monde (2000)

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'somptueux' in Other Languages

British English: lavish ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as lavish, you mean that it is very elaborate and impressive and a lot of money has been spent on it.
...a lavish party to celebrate her fiftieth birthday.
British English: plush ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as plush, you mean that it is very smart, comfortable, or expensive.
...their plush new training facility.
British English: sumptuous ADJECTIVE
Something that is sumptuous is grand and obviously very expensive.
...a sumptuous feast.

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Translation of somptueux from the Collins French to English
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