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English translation: dumbbell/barbell

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French term or phrase:haltère
English translation:dumbbell/barbell
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14:54 Jan 2, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: altères
Un officier voit à ce moment là M. XX avec un pic en train de donner des coups à un autre détenu qui se defend avec des poids et altères.

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lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 02:21
dumbbell
Explanation:
haltères:dumbbell haltère n. m.

Terme(s) apparenté(s)
haltère court n. m.

Déf. :
Engin formé de deux boules ou disques de fonte, réunies par une tige de bois servant de poignée.

[Office de la langue française, 1986]
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Louise Dupont
Canada
Local time: 02:21
Grading comment
Thank you! All answers were correct but this one gave me the correct spelling for the word, which is why I couldn't find it in my dictionary.
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2dumbbell
Louise Dupont
5free weights
NancyLynn
4 +1barbells
JCEC


  

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barbells


Explanation:
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A bar with adjustable weights at each end, lifted for sport or exercise.

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JCEC
Canada
Local time: 02:21
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1417

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agree  NancyLynn
24 mins
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free weights


Explanation:
poids alt'res = weight-lifting equipment

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 02:21
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
dumbbell


Explanation:
haltères:dumbbell haltère n. m.

Terme(s) apparenté(s)
haltère court n. m.

Déf. :
Engin formé de deux boules ou disques de fonte, réunies par une tige de bois servant de poignée.

[Office de la langue française, 1986]


Louise Dupont
Canada
Local time: 02:21
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 179
Grading comment
Thank you! All answers were correct but this one gave me the correct spelling for the word, which is why I couldn't find it in my dictionary.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Francis MARC
9 mins
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agree  Clair@Lexeme
13 mins
  -> Merci et Bonne Année
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