Translation of battre in English:

battre

Pronunciation: /batʀ/

vt

  • 6 [Mus] battre la mesure to beat time

v+prep (battre de)

  • battre des ailes to flap its wings battre des cils to flutter one's eyelashes battre des mains to clap (one's hands)

v refl (+ v être) (se battre)

Idioms

battre en retraite devant qch

to retreat before sth

battre son plein

to be in full swing

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day conspicuous
Pronunciation: kənˈspɪkjʊəs
adjective
clearly visible