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soustraire

Translation of soustraire in English:

verbe transitif

also: se soustraire verbe pronominal

  • 1 (éviter)se soustraire à
    to escape from (discipline, tâche, ennui)
    se soustraire à la vue or aux regards de quelqu'un
    to hide from somebody's view
    se soustraire à ses obligations
    to shirk one's duties, to shy away from one's duties
  • 2 (échapper à)se soustraire à
    to avoid (arrestation)
    se soustraire au danger
    to escape ou avoid danger
    se soustraire à la justice
    to escape justice

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