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pleated pants

French translation: pantalons a pinces

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English term or phrase:pleated pants
French translation:pantalons a pinces
Entered by: Lany Chabot-Laroche
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02:06 Sep 3, 2008
English to French translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: pleated pants
Yet another type of pants. I can't seem to notice anything different about them, they still looks like pants. Any help really appreciated.

I know that pleated is usually "plissé" but I don't seem to know what is pleated about them.

Thank you.
Lany Chabot-Laroche
Canada
Local time: 15:00
pantalons a pinces
Explanation:
http://www.laredoute.fr/category.aspx?categoryid=35467146

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Note added at 18 mins (2008-09-03 02:24:36 GMT)
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You mentioned a catalog. Make it "pantalon" singular without S.
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Jean-Louis S.
United States
Local time: 15:00
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4 +8pantalons a pincesJean-Louis S.
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Yolanda Broad

  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
pantalons a pinces


Explanation:
http://www.laredoute.fr/category.aspx?categoryid=35467146

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Note added at 18 mins (2008-09-03 02:24:36 GMT)
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You mentioned a catalog. Make it "pantalon" singular without S.

Jean-Louis S.
United States
Local time: 15:00
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Salima Post: C'est bien un pantalon à pinces.
11 mins
  -> Merci Morgane!

agree  Hepburn: Exact
2 hrs
  -> Merci Claudette!

agree  Aude Sylvain
4 hrs
  -> Merci Aude!

agree  kashew
5 hrs
  -> Merci Kashew!

agree  Arnold007
7 hrs
  -> Merci Arnold!

agree  languagerescue
10 hrs
  -> Merci Roffivinex!

agree  Myriam Dupouy
11 hrs
  -> Merci Myriam!

agree  Claire Chapman
11 hrs
  -> Merci Claire!
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Reference

Reference information:
Here's another set of pictures with plain and pleated fronts.

http://tinyurl.com/6n8n4u


    Reference: http://tinyurl.com/6n8n4u
Yolanda Broad
United States
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Native speaker of: English
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