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steer
British English: /stɪə/
American English: /stɪr/

Translation of steer in French:

noun

  • 1 (Agriculture, Zoology)
    bouvillon (m)
  • 2 (American English) [informal] (tip)
    tuyau (m) [informal]
    a bum steer
    un mauvais tuyau [informal]

transitive verb

  • 2 (guide) [literal]
    diriger, guider (person)
    [figurative]
    orienter (person, conversation)
    conduire (team, country)
    to steer one's way through/towards [literal] [figurative]
    se frayer un passage à travers/vers
    to steer a course through/between [figurative]
    manœuvrer délicatement à travers/entre
    to steer a company out of its difficulties
    sortir une société de ses difficultés
    to steer a bill through parliament
    faire aboutir un projet de loi

intransitive verb

  • 1 (gen)to steer towards something
    se diriger vers quelque chose
    to steer away from something
    s'écarter de quelque chose
    the car steers well/badly
    la direction (de la voiture) répond bien/mal

Idioms

to steer clear of something/somebody

se tenir à l'écart de quelque chose/quelqu'un

to steer a middle course

adopter une position médiane

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