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Dictionary French English: devant

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NOUN   le devant | les devants
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VERB1   devoir | dois | avoir dû | devant
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VERB2   se devoir | me dois | s'être dû | se devant
devant {prep}
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before
devant {prep}past [by, in front of]
devant {adv}in front
devant {prep}in front of
devant {adv}in / at the front
Nouns
devant {m}front
2 Words
dr. par-devant {prep}in the presence of
amener qn. devant qn. [juge]to bring sb. before sb. [judge]
s'extasier devant qn./qc.to go into raptures over sb./sth.
s'incliner (devant qn.) [fam.]to give in (to sb.)
s'incliner devant qc.to accept sth.
s'incliner devant qn./qc.to defer to sb./sth.
3 Words
équi. se cabrer [cheval] (devant qn./qc.)to rear (at sb./sth.)
se rabaisser devant qn.to demean oneself before sb.
anat. dent. dent {f} de devantfront tooth
4 Words
aller se planter devant qn./qc.to go and stand in front of sb./sth.
écarquiller les yeux devant qc.to stare wide-eyed at sth.
faire la courbette devant qn. [fam.]to kowtow to sb. [fig.]
s'incliner devant le règlementto obey the rules
s'incliner devant les faitsto accept the facts
venir au-devant de qn.to come towards sb.
5+ Words
C'est tout juste si on ne retenait pas son souffle en passant devant leur étude.One would almost hold one's breath while passing by their study.
fin. avoir de l'argent devant soito have some money to spare
mettre qn. devant le fait accomplito present sb. with a fait accompli
dr. répondre de ses actes devant la justiceto answer for one's actions in court
s'incliner devant les décisions de qn.to accept sb.'s decisions
 
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