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Pronunciation: / ʀəl(ə)ve /, / ʀ(ə)ləve /

Translation of relever in English:

verbe transitif

  • 3 (bouger à nouveau) See examples: relever la main (pour parler)
    to put up one's hand again
    relever les yeux or le nez or le front relever la tête (redresser)
    to raise one's head
    (pour voir)
    (ne pas être vaincu)
    to refuse to accept defeat
  • 13 [soutenu] (libérer)relever quelqu'un de
    to release somebody from
    (vœux, obligation)
    relever quelqu'un de ses fonctions
    to relieve somebody of their duties
  • 14 (en tricot) See examples: relever une maille
    to pick up a stitch

also: relever de verbe transitif indirect

  • 1 (dépendre de) See examples: notre service relève du ministère de la Défense
    our department comes under the Ministry of Defence
  • 2 (être de la compétence de) See examples: l'affaire relève de la Cour européenne de justice
    the case comes within the competence of the European Court of Justice
    cela ne relève pas de ma compétence/mes fonctions
    this doesn't come within my competence/my duties
  • 3 (s'apparenter à) See examples: cela relève de la gageure/du mythe
    this comes close to being impossible/to being a myth
  • 4 (se rétablir) See examples: relever de
    to be recovering from

also: se relever verbe pronominal

  • 2 (sortir du lit)
    to get up again, to get out of bed again
  • 3 (être mis à la verticale) See examples: se relever facilement (dossier)
    to be easy to raise
    se relever automatiquement
    to be raised automatically
  • 4 (être remonté)
    to be raised
    la vitre ne se relève plus
    the window won't wind (anglais britannique) ou roll (anglais américain) up
  • 5 (se remettre)se relever de
    to recover from
    (maladie, chagrin, crise, scandale)
    il ne s'en relèvera pas
    he'll never recover from it
    se relever de ses ruines
    to rise from the ruins

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