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English to French
Larousse
1.carve[kɑ:v]verb trans
[stone, wood]tailler
he carved the wood into the form of a horse, he carved a horse from the,out of the wood : il a sculpté,taillé un cheval dans le bois
she carved their names on the tree trunk : elle a gravé leurs noms sur le tronc de l'arbre
cookingdécouper
2.carve outverb trans sep
[piece]découper, tailler
[shape]sculpter, tailler
she carved out a career for herself in the arts : elle a fait carrière
3.carve upverb trans sep
[cut up - meat]découper
(figurative)[- country, estate]morceler, démembrer
they carved up the profits among them : ils se sont partagé les profits
[person]amocher à coups de couteau
[face]balafrer, taillader
faire une queue de poisson à
4.carving['kɑ:vɪŋ]noun
[sculpture]sculpture
[engraving]gravure
[act]taille
[skill]taille, art de la taille
cookingdécoupage
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.carveverb
découper
tailler
graver
ciseler
sculpter
Other expressions
Other expressions
Other expressions
2.carvingnoun
ciselure
découpage
gravure
sculpture
taille
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