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survive
British English: /səˈvʌɪv/
American English: /sərˈvaɪv/

Translation of survive in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (live through) [literal]
    (winter, operation, heart attack)
    réchapper de
    (accident, fire, explosion)
    [figurative] (recession, crisis, divorce)
    (government, politician) (vote)
  • 2 (live longer than)
    (person)
    he is survived by a son and a daughter
    son fils et sa fille lui survivent
    to survive somebody by 10 years
    survivre à quelqu'un de 10 ans

intransitive verb

  • [literal] [figurative] to survive on something
    vivre de quelque chose
    to survive on £20 a week
    survivre avec 20 livres sterling par semaine
    I'll survive
    je m'en tirerai

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