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land



land
terre


Définitions

anglais > français
land
     1. n. Terre, terrain.
     2. n. (Géographie) Contrée, pays.
     3. n. (Nom épithète) De terre, du terrain, agraire, agricole.
     4. v. Atterrir.
     5. v. (Marine) Accoster.
     6. v. (Familier) Décrocher, obtenir (un emploi, un contrat, un prix…).
           He landed the job.
           Il décrocha le poste.
anglais > anglais
land
     1. n. The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
           Most insects live on land.
     2. n. Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.
           There are 50 acres of land in this estate.
     3. n. A country or region.
           They come from a faraway land.
     4. n. A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
     5. n. The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
           wet land; good or bad land for growing potatoes
     6. n. A general country, state, or territory.
           He moved from his home to settle in a faraway land.
     7. n. (often, in combination) realm, domain.
           I'm going to Disneyland.
           Maybe that's how it works in TV-land, but not in the real world.
     8. n. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
     9. n. (Irish English, colloquial) A fright.
           He got an awful land when the police arrived.
     10. n. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
     11. n. In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
     12. n. (travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
           Our city offices sell a lot more land than our suburban offices.
     13. n. (obsolete) The ground or floor.
     14. n. (nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
     15. n. In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
     16. n.          (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.
     17. v. (intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
           The plane is about to land.
     18. v. (dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
     19. v. (intransitive) To come into rest.
     20. v. (intransitive) To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water.
     21. v. To bring to land.
           It can be tricky to land a helicopter.
           Use the net to land the fish.
     22. v. To acquire; to secure.
     23. v. To deliver.
     24. adj. Of or relating to land.
     25. adj. Residing or growing on land.
     26. n. lant; urine
français > anglais
terre
     1. n. earth; soil
     2. n. land, property (delimited area)

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

This piece of land is worth nothing. 
    Ce terrain ne vaut rien.
He once had a lot of land. 
    Il fut un temps où il possédait beaucoup de terres.
Land of liberty, land of the future, I salute you! 
    Terre de liberté, terre de l'avenir, je te salue !
A part of this land is mine. 
    Une partie de ce terrain est à moi.
He purchased land with a good view for building his house. 
    Il a acheté un terrain avec une belle vue pour y construire sa maison.



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