There are 2 main translations of ouvrage in English:

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ouvrage

Pronunciation: / uvʀaʒ /

nom masculin

nom féminin

[familier]
  • [usage critiqué] c'est de la belle ouvrage
    it's a very nice piece

Compounds

ouvrage d'art

  • (Génie Civil)
    civil engineering structure

ouvrage de maçonnerie

ouvrage militaire

ouvrage de soutènement

  • retaining work

Idioms

mettre or avoir du cœur à l'ouvrage

to work with a will

ne pas avoir le cœur à l'ouvrage

not to have one's heart in one's work

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There are 2 main translations of ouvrage in English:

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ouvragé
also: feminine: ouvragée
Pronunciation: / uvʀaʒe /

adjectif

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