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remove
British English: /rɪˈmuːv/
American English: /rəˈmuv/

Translation of remove in French:

noun

  • [formal]to be at one remove from/at many removes from
    être tout proche de/très loin de
    genius that is (at) only one remove from madness
    le génie qui frise la folie

transitive verb

  • 1
    (object) from de
    (clothes, shoes)
    (passage, paragraph, word)
    (tax, subsidy)
    (Medicine) (tumour, breast, organ)
    she removed her hand from his shoulder
    elle a enlevé sa main de son épaule
    over 30 bodies were removed from the rubble
    plus de 30 cadavres ont été retirés des décombres
    to remove a child from a school to remove goods from the market
    retirer des marchandises de la vente
    to remove industry from state control
    supprimer le contrôle de l'État sur l'industrie
    to remove somebody's name from a list
    rayer quelqu'un d'une liste
    to be removed to hospital (British English)
    être emmené à l'hôpital, être hospitalisé
    to remove one's make-up
    se démaquiller
    to remove unwanted hair from one's legs
    s'épiler les jambes
  • 2 (oust) to remove somebody from office
    démettre quelqu'un de ses fonctions
    to remove somebody from power
    destituer quelqu'un

intransitive verb

  • [formal] they have removed from London to the country
    ils ont déménagé de Londres pour aller s'installer à la campagne

reflexive verb

  • to remove oneself
    [humorous]
    se retirer
    to à

also: removed past participle adjective

  • 1to be far removed from
    être très éloigné de
    (reality, truth)
  • 2 (in kinship) See examples: cousin once/twice removed
    cousin au deuxième/troisième degré

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