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lancer
Pronunciation: / lɑ̃se /

Translation of lancer in English:

nom masculin

  • 2 (Pêche)le lancer, la pêche au lancer
    rod and reel fishing
    prendre une truite au lancer
    to catch a trout with a rod and reel

verbe transitif

  • 8 (Génie Civil)lancer un pont sur une rivière
    to bridge a river, to throw a bridge across a river

also: se lancer verbe pronominal

  • 1 (s'engager)se lancer dans
    to launch into
    (explication)
    to embark on
    (opération, programme, dépenses)
    (passe-temps, informatique, cuisine)
    se lancer dans les affaires/le surgelé
    to go into business/frozen foods
    se lancer dans la lecture d'un roman
    to start reading a novel
    se lancer dans des dépenses
    to get involved in expense
    se lancer dans l'inconnu
    to venture into the unknown
  • 3 (prendre de l'élan)
    to get a run-up
    recule pour que je me lance
    move back a bit so I can get a run at it ou get up some speed

Compounds

lancer franc

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