There are 3 main translations of chasse in English:

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chasse

Pronunciation: / ʃas /

nom féminin

  • 3 (gibier) See examples: faire (une) bonne chasse
    to get a good bag
    se partager la chasse
    to share the game
  • 5 (participants) See examples: la chasse
    the hunt
  • 8 (Armée) (avions) See examples: la chasse, l'aviation de chasse
    fighter planes
    (pl)
    avion pilote
  • 9 (de WC) See examples: chasse (d'eau) chasse automatique
    automatic flush
    actionner la chasse (manette)
    to flush the toilet
    tirer la chasse (chaîne)
    to pull the chain

Compounds

chasse aérienne

  • (Armée)
    aerial pursuit

chasse à l'affût

chasse à la baleine

chasse aux cerveaux

chasse à courre

chasse au faucon

chasse au furet

chasse à l'homme

chasse photographique

chasse aux sorcières

chasse sous-marine

  • (Sport)
    harpoon fishing, harpooning

Idioms

qui va à la chasse perd sa place

(Proverbe)
leave your place and you (will) lose it

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There are 3 main translations of chasse in English:

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chassé
Pronunciation: / ʃase /

nom masculin

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