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British English: /ˈɛksəsʌɪz/
American English: /ˈɛksərˌsaɪz/

Translation of exercise in French:


  • 1 (operation) (gen) (Administration, Business, Politics)
    (long-term or large-scale) stratégie (f)
    public relations exercise
    campagne (f) de relations publiques
    an exercise in democracy/diplomacy
    un exercice de démocratie/de diplomatie
  • 3 (training task) (gen) (Music, School, Sport) intellectual exercise
    exercice intellectuel
    maths exercise
    exercice de maths
  • 4 (application) (of duties, intellect, imagination, power, rights)
  • 5 (Military)
    manœuvres fpl
    to go on (an) exercise
    partir en manœuvres
  • 6 (Finance)
    levée (f)

also: exercises plural noun

transitive verb

  • 3 (worry) a problem which has exercised many great minds
    un problème qui a préoccupé de nombreux savants

intransitive verb

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