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19:02 Mar 28, 2007
French to English translations [Non-PRO] Automotive / Cars & Trucks
French term or phrase:doyenne du plateau
Bien que doyenne du plateau, la Citroën Xsara WRC s'est montrée à la fois performante, fiable et surtout bien équilibrée sur tous les types de terrain.
Emma Paulay France Local time: 06:08 Does not meet criteria Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 12
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veteran of the collection
Explanation: A group of cars, especially old ones are often called 'a collection'. The text also seems to compare the the Xsara to cars in a similar group, not just all the cars around. 'Veteran', suggest old, but also, that the car has given good service over the years.
xxxSerena Warlu Local time: 06:08 Meets criteria Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 8