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British English: /ˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒ/
American English: /ˈtʃæləndʒ/

Translation of challenge in French:


  • 2 (demanding situation or opportunity) (considered stimulating)
    (considered difficult)
    to present a challenge
    représenter un challenge
    to rise to ou meet the challenge
    relever le challenge
    the challenge of doing ou to do
    le challenge de faire
    to face a challenge
    affronter une épreuve
    unemployment is a challenge for us
    le chômage nous met à l'épreuve
    I'm looking for a challenge
    je cherche un défi à relever
    the challenge of new ideas
    la stimulation des idées nouvelles
  • 3 (contest) See examples: to make a challenge for
    essayer de s'emparer de
    entrer dans la course à
    (presidency etc)

transitive verb

  • 1 (invite to contest or justify)
    (person) to à to do de faire
    she challenged him to prove it
    elle l'a défié de le prouver
    to challenge somebody to a duel
    provoquer quelqu'un en duel
    ‘I challenge you to a duel’
    ‘je demande réparation’
  • 2 (question)
    (statement, authority)
    faire une sommation à
    he challenged me on what I said
    il a contesté ce que j'ai dit
    I was challenged at the gate
    j'ai été interpellé au portail
  • 3 (test) (by proving difficult)
    mettre à l'épreuve
    (skill, endurance, person)
    (by stimulating) (person)

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