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display
British English: /dɪˈspleɪ/
American English: /dəˈspleɪ/

Translation of display in French:

noun

  • 1 (Business) (for sale) (of food, small objects)
    (of furniture, equipment, vehicles) exposition (f)
    to be on display
    être exposé
    on display in the window
    exposé en vitrine
    to put something on display
    exposer quelque chose
    ‘for display purposes’
    (Business) (book) ‘exemplaire (m) de présentation’
    (object) ‘article (m) de présentation’
  • 2 (for decoration, to look at) (showing) to be ou go on display
    être exposé
    to put something on display
    exposer quelque chose
    what a lovely display of flowers
    quel bel arrangement de fleurs
    ‘do not touch the display’
  • 3 (demonstration) (of art, craft, skill)
    (of dance, sport) exhibition (f)
    to put on ou mount a display of
    organiser une démonstration or une exhibition de
  • 4 (of emotion, failing, quality)
    (of strength) déploiement (m)
    (of wealth) (also pejorative)
    étalage (m)
    in a display of
    dans un geste de (anger, impatience)
    in a display of solidarity/affection
    pour manifester sa or leur etc solidarité/son affection
    to make a display of [pejorative]
    faire étalage de (wealth, knowledge)
  • 6 (Print, Journalism)full page display
    page (f) entière de publicité

transitive verb

  • 1 (gen) (Business, Computing) (show, set out)
    afficher (information, notice, price, times, poster)
    exposer (object)
    the total is displayed here
    le total est affiché ici
  • 2 (reveal)
    faire preuve de (enthusiasm, intelligence, interest, skill)
    révéler (emotion, ignorance, vice, virtue, strength)

intransitive verb

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