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|French to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|French term or phrase: Parcourir|
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1 (sillonner) to travel all over [pays, continent]; parcourir la ville to go all over town; parcourir un lieu à la recherche de to scour a place
in search of;
2 (franchir) to cover [distance]; il a parcouru à pied la route jusqu'à Berlin he walked all the way to Berlin; il reste un long chemin à
parcourir there's still a long way to go;
3 (traverser) la chemin de fer parcourt toute la région the railway runs right across the region; un frisson me parcourut le dos a
shiver ran down my spine;
4 (examiner rapidement) to glance through, to skim [lettre, offres d'emploi]; to scan [horizon]; parcourir un endroit des yeux or du regard to
have a quick glance around a place.
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