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emprise aveugle et sans concessions de l'église

English translation: blind and unyielding sway of the church

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French term or phrase:emprise aveugle et sans concessions de l'église
English translation:blind and unyielding sway of the church
Entered by: Michael Cull
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16:49 Jul 3, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
French term or phrase: emprise aveugle et sans concessions de l'église
Un joli mot de fin pour faire sourire un pays longtemps sous l'emprise aveugle et sans concessions de l'église mais qui, depuis une dizaine d'années, semble avoir évolué dans la manière de vivre la foi.
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under the blind and unyielding sway of the church
Explanation:
For emprise, I thought control at first but sway conveys better the idea of influence.
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Michael Cull
France
Local time: 14:03
Grading comment
Thank you for great answer.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +9under the blind and unyielding sway of the church
Michael Cull


  

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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
emprise aveugle et sans concessions de l'église
under the blind and unyielding sway of the church


Explanation:
For emprise, I thought control at first but sway conveys better the idea of influence.

Michael Cull
France
Local time: 14:03
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you for great answer.

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agree  Hacene
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agree  xxxKirstyMacC
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agree  RHELLER: unyielding is perfect!
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