spike

French translation: pic (dans un graphique)

04:20 Jul 19, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: spike
Inflation data continues to show an acceleration, with the recent spike in oil prices, suggesting May's figures will also be high.

French translation:pic (dans un graphique)
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nacrête de tension
Evert DELOOF-SYS
napic
abousteau
napic (dans un graphique)
rnoel (X)


  

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7 mins
pic (dans un graphique)


Explanation:
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rnoel (X)
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8 mins
pic


Explanation:
Il me semble que ça doit juste signifier que les prix sont montés en flêches. On parle de pic.
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abousteau
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21 mins
crête de tension


Explanation:
Spike has several meanings; 'pic' is indeed a good possibility, but I would go for 'crête de tension' (or even 'perturbation' in oil prices), referring to the uncertainties & shakiness of oil prices.

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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 02:05
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 395
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