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Pronunciation: /muːv/

Translation of move in French:


  • 3 (in game) coup (m) it's your move c'est ton tour


  • 1 déplacer [game piece, cursor, car, furniture]; transporter [patient, army] to move sth (out of the way) enlever qch
  • 2 [person] bouger [limb, head]; [wind, mechanism] faire bouger [leaf, wheel]
  • 4 (affect) émouvoir to be deeply moved être très ému/-e


  • 2 (travel) [vehicle] rouler; [person] avancer; [procession, army] être en marche to move back reculer to move forward s'avancer to move away s'éloigner
  • 3 (change home, location) déménager to move to the countryside/to Japan s'installer à la campagne/au Japon
  • 4 (change job) être muté/-e


to get a move on

[fam] se dépêcher

Phrasal verbs

move about

move around
[person] (fidget) remuer; (move home) déménager

move along

move along (stop loitering) circuler; (proceed) avancer; (squeeze up) se pousser
move [sb/sth] along faire circuler [onlookers, crowd]

move away

s'éloigner; (move house) déménager

move in

(to house) emménager to move in with s'installer avec [friend, lover] 1.1 (advance, attack) s'avancer (on sur)

move on

[person, traveller] se mettre en route; [vehicle] repartir to move on to passer à [next item]

move out

(of house) déménager to move out of quitter

move over

se pousser

move up

(make room) se pousser 1.1 (be promoted) être promu/-e

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