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instinct
British English: /ˈɪnstɪŋ(k)t/
American English: /ˈɪnstɪŋ(k)t/

Translation of instinct in French:

noun

  • the instinct for survival the instinct to do
    l'instinct qui pousse à faire
    her instinct is to fight back
    [literal] [figurative]
    elle se défend d'instinct
    follow your instinct(s) (when making decision)
    laisse-toi guider par ton intuition
    (in sport etc) fais ce qui te semble le plus naturel
    my first instinct was to…
    ma première réaction fut de…
    death/life instinct
    (Psychology)
    pulsion (f) de mort/de vie
    the killer instinct
    [literal]
    l'instinct qui pousse à tuer
    [figurative]
    la combativité

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