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English to French
Larousse
1.descent[dɪ'sent]noun
[move downward]descente
the aircraft made a sudden descent : l'avion a fait une descente subite
the stream makes a gentle descent : le lit du ruisseau est en pente douce
(figurative, literary)[decline]chute
[origin]origine
of Irish descent : d'origine irlandaise
[succession, transmission]transmission
[invasion]descente
we're braced for the descent on the town of thousands of football fans : nous sommes prêts pour la venue des milliers de fans de football qui vont s'abattre sur la ville
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.descentnoun
descente
descent into the underworld : descente aux enfers
descent to the underworld : descente aux enfers
parachute descent : descente en parachute
underworld descent : descente aux enfers
MEDorigine généalogique
origine
African descent : origine africaine
Lebanese descent : origine libanaise
chute
transmission
extraction
MEDOther expressions
African descent : origine africaine
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French to English
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