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British English: /səˈplʌɪ/
American English: /səˈplaɪ/

Translation of supply in French:


  • 1 (stock)
    réserves fpl
    a plentiful supply of bullets/money
    des réserves abondantes de balles/d'argent
    in short/plentiful supply
    difficile/facile à obtenir or se procurer
    a plentiful supply of workers
    un grand nombre de travailleurs
    to get in a supply of something
    s'approvisionner en quelque chose
    win a year's supply of wine!
    gagnez du vin pour toute une année!
  • 2 (source) (of fuel, gas, water, blood, oxygen) the supply has been cut off
    l'alimentation a été coupée
    the supply of oxygen to the tissues
    l'alimentation des tissus en oxygène
    the blood supply to the legs/the heart
    le sang qui alimente les jambes/le cœur
    the blood supply to the baby
    le sang transfusé au bébé

also: supplies plural noun

  • 1 (food, equipment)
    réserves fpl
    food supplies to cut off somebody's supplies
    couper les vivres à quelqu'un
  • 3 (British English) (Politics, Administration)
    crédits mpl

transitive verb

  • 1 (provide)
    fournir (goods, arms, fuel, water, oxygen, calories, drugs, word, phrase, information, recipe) (to, for à)
    apporter (love, companionship, affection) (to à)
    to supply arms/details to somebody, to supply somebody with arms/details
    fournir des armes/des détails à quelqu'un
    to supply a name to the police, to supply the police with a name
    donner un nom à la police
    to keep somebody supplied with
    approvisionner régulièrement quelqu'un en (parts, equipment)
    to keep a machine supplied with fuel
    assurer l'alimentation d'un appareil en combustible
    to keep somebody supplied with information/gossip
    tenir quelqu'un au courant de ce qui se passe/des potins
  • 2 (provide food, fuel for)
    ravitailler (area, town) (with en)
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