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English to French
Larousse
1.abandon[ə'bændən]verb trans
[leave (person, object)]abandonner
[leave (post, place)]déserter, quitter
to abandon ship : abandonner,quitter le navire
[give up (search)]abandonner, renoncer à
[give up (studies, struggle)]renoncer à
[give up (idea, cause)]laisser tomber
several runners abandoned the race : plusieurs coureurs ont abandonné
the match was abandoned because of bad weather : on a interrompu le match en raison du mauvais temps
[for insurance]Other expressions
they abandoned the car to the insurance company : ils ont cédé la voiture à la compagnie d'assurances
2.abandoned[ə'bændənd]adj
[person]abandonné, délaissé
[house]abandonné
[dissolute (behaviour, person)]débauché
[dissolute (life)]de débauche
[unrestrained - laughter, gaiety]sans retenue
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.abandonverb
abandonner
cesser
délaisser
déserter
renoncer
renoncer à
2.abandonedadj
sans retenue
abandonné
débauché
délaissé
déserté
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