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English translation of 'vitre'

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[vitʀ ]
feminine noun
1.  [de fenêtre] window pane
changer une vitre to change a window pane
Il a cassé une vitre. He broke a window.
2.  [de voiture] window

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Example Sentences Including 'vitre'

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Je frappe sur la vitre de séparation pour attirer l'attention de la fillette : avec les bras je lui fais des signes.
Ergal, Yves-Michel L'offrande musicale
Je lui ai alors dit de briser la vitre et de sortir ", précise -t-elle.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
La silhouette du spectateur s'y intègre, visible par ceux des visiteurs placés de l'autre côté de la vitre.
Le Monde (2000)
On me reconnaît dans la rue, je n'ai plus besoin de frapper aux portières, on baisse la vitre et on me sourit...
Sur la vitre de la porte d'entrée on a peint en bleu la silhouette d'Eliott à vélo se découpant sur la lune.

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'vitre' in Other Languages

British English: window pane /ˈwɪndəʊ peɪn/ NOUN
A window pane is a piece of glass in the window of a building.
  • American English: windowpane
  • Arabic: لَوْحٌ زُجَاجِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vidraça
  • Chinese: 窗玻璃
  • Croatian: okno
  • Czech: okenní tabule
  • Danish: rude
  • Dutch: ruit glas
  • European Spanish: cristal de la ventana
  • Finnish: ikkunalasi
  • French: vitre
  • German: Fensterscheibe
  • Greek: τζάμι παραθύρου
  • Italian: lastra di vetro
  • Japanese: 窓ガラス
  • Korean: 창유리
  • Norwegian: vindusrute
  • Polish: szyba okienna
  • European Portuguese: vidraça
  • Romanian: geam
  • Russian: оконное стекло
  • Spanish: cristal de la ventana
  • Swedish: fönsterruta
  • Thai: กระจกหน้าต่าง
  • Turkish: pencere camı
  • Ukrainian: віконне скло
  • Vietnamese: ô kính cửa sổ
British English: pane NOUN
A pane of glass is a flat sheet of glass in a window or door.
I watch my reflection in a pane of glass.


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