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axe also: ax (American English)
Pronunciation: /aks/

Translation of axe in French:


  • 2 [figurative]the axe has fallen
    le couperet est tombé
    to face the axe
    être menacé du couperet
    to get the axe [informal]
    (lose one's job) se faire virer [informal]
    (be cancelled) (plan)
    être abandonné
  • 3 (American English) [informal] (instrument)
    instrument (m) musical
    (saxophone) sax (m) [informal]
    (guitar) guitare (f)

transitive verb


to have an axe to grind

servir un intérêt
they have no axe to grind
ils ne servent aucun intérêt
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