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British English: /ˈsɛkʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˈsɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of section in French:


  • 2 (department) (of company, office, department, government)
    (of library, shop) rayon (m)
    computer/consular section
    service (m) informatique/consulaire
  • 3 (subdivision) (of act, bill, report)
    (of newspaper) rubrique (f)
    under section 24
    aux termes de l'article 24
    sports/books section
    rubrique (f) sportive/littéraire
  • 4 (passage) (of book)
    passage (m) (on sur)
    (larger) partie (f) (on qui traite de)
    there's a section on verbs at the end
    il y a un chapitre sur les verbes à la fin
  • 9 (Railways) (part of network)
    canton (m) (de voie ferrée)
  • 10 (American English) (Railways) (of sleeping car)
    compartiment-couchettes (m)
  • 11 (American English) (Railways) (relief train)
    train (m) supplémentaire

transitive verb

  • 3 (British English) (Medicine) (confine to mental hospital)
    décider l'internement de (person)

Phrasal verbs

section off

section off [something], section [something] off
séparer (part, area)
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