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angle
British English: /ˈaŋɡ(ə)l/
American English: /ˈæŋɡəl/

Translation of angle in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen) (Mathematics) at a 60° angle
    à un angle de 60°
    angle of attack/of descent/of refraction
    angle d'attaque/de chute/de réfraction
    to make/form an angle with something
    faire/former un angle avec quelque chose
    to be at an angle to something
    (table)
    faire un angle avec
    (wall)
    (tower)
    pencher par rapport à
    (ground)
    from every angle
    sous tous les angles
    seen from this angle
    d'ici
    at an angle
    en biais
  • 2 (point of view) to look at/see something from somebody's angle
    regarder/voir quelque chose du point de vue de quelqu'un
    from every angle
    sous tous les angles
  • 3 (perspective, slant) See examples: what angle is the newspaper putting on this story?
    sous quel angle est-ce que le journal présente cette histoire?
    seen from this angle
    sous cet angle
  • 6
    [informal]
    (American English) (advantage)
    bénéf (informal) (m)
    he never does anything unless there's an angle
    il ne fait jamais rien sans qu'il y ait un bénéf (informal) au bout!

transitive verb

  • 1 (tilt)
    (camera, light, table) towards vers
    (racket, ball)
    to angle something sideways/upwards/downwards
    incliner quelque chose en oblique/vers le haut/vers le bas
  • 2 (Sport) (hit) (diagonally)
    jouer [quelque chose] près des lignes
    (ball, shot)

intransitive verb

  • 2
    [informal]
    [figurative] (try to obtain)to angle for
    chercher à obtenir
    (compliments, money, tickets, work)
    to angle for somebody's attention
    chercher à attirer l'attention de quelqu'un

also: angled past participle adjective

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