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impulse
British English: /ˈɪmpʌls/
American English: /ˈɪmˌpəls/

Translation of impulse in French:

noun

  • 1 (urge) to have a sudden impulse to do
    avoir une envie soudaine de faire
    her immediate impulse was to say no
    sur le coup elle a eu envie de refuser
    to act on (an) impulse (rashly)
    agir sur un coup de tête
    (spontaneously) obéir or céder à une impulsion
    on a sudden impulse she turned back
    cédant à une impulsion elle a fait demi-tour
    the impulse to communicate
    l'envie de communiquer
    a generous impulse
    un élan de générosité
    a person of impulse
    un/-e impulsif/-ive m/f
  • 2 (stimulus) to give an impulse to economic recovery
    donner une impulsion au redressement économique
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