Example sentences for: dictionnaire

How can you use “dictionnaire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For the vulgar meanings of a couple of the words in the last contrepèteries, something like Le Petit Robert: Dictionnaire de la Langue Francaise will be needed.

  • He might even have snubbed the many Dictionnaire entries created by literal translation of the imagery embodied in the corresponding English term, as souris for `mouse' (of a personal computer) or retombées for (nuclear) `fallout.

  • But then, it is modest compared to the Russian cosmonaut .) Some of the Dictionnaire's Anglicisms have undergone more drastic transcriptional surgery, e.g. gazole for `gas oil,' fioul for `fuel' (oil), roquette for `rocket,' bipasse for `bypass.

  • ' The Dictionnaire offers many such ingenious coinages but they generally lack the pithiness and sprightliness that enliven such a great deal of scientific and technological terminology in English.

  • The French philosopher Pierre Bayle, for example, set out in the 1690s to produce a vast reference work, Dictionnaire historique et critique ( Historical and Critical Dictionary ), whose sole purpose was to point out the mistakes in all other previously published reference works.


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