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French-English translation for: vœu pieux
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FrenchEnglish
vœu {m} pieuxpious hope
vœu {m} pieuxpipe dream [coll.]
vœu {m} pieuxwishful thinking
Partial Matches
pieux {adj}pious
pieux mensonge {m}emergency lie [white lie]
pieux mensonge {m}white lie
vœu {m}wish
faire des vœux pieuxto indulge in wishful thinking
hist. mil. mur {m} de pieux affiléswall of pointed stakes
vœu {m} [promesse]vow
relig. vœu {m} monastiquemonastic vows
mil. hérisser une fosse de pieuxto spike a pit with stakes
faire un vœuto make a wish
vœu {m} [de Nouvel An]New Year's greetings
faire vœu de qc.to plight sth. [archaic]
relig. faire vœu de silenceto take a vow of silence
faire vœu de se vengerto vow to take one's revenge
hist. pol. Banquet {m} du Vœu du faisan [1454]Banquet of the Oath of the Pheasant [in 1454, the Duke of Burgundy gave this banquet to promote a Crusade (which never took place) against the Turks who had just taken Constantinople]
 
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