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hobbled

French translation: entravé

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English term or phrase:hobbled
French translation:entravé
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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17:10 Feb 7, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: hobbled
Hobbled by the cultural embargo, the painting's market value collapsed.
nath
entravé
Explanation:
hobble = entraver (au sens propre et figuré)

OU paralysé (qui convient tout à fait dans ce contexte)

PLUS SIMPLEMENT :
affaibli OU diminué
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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 16:53
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très bonne solution, merci!
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naestropiée
Carla Sherman
naentravéAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.


  

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1 hr
entravé


Explanation:
hobble = entraver (au sens propre et figuré)

OU paralysé (qui convient tout à fait dans ce contexte)

PLUS SIMPLEMENT :
affaibli OU diminué



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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 16:53
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 497
Grading comment
très bonne solution, merci!

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1 hr
estropiée


Explanation:
Estropiée par l'embargo culturel, la valeur de marché de la peinture s'est effondrée.

"To hobble" veut dire "boitiller", boiter légèrement. Hobbled employé comme adjectif veut dire "crippled", et on peut traduire ça par "estropié" (altéré, déformé)


Carla



    Reference: http://www.francophonie.hachette-livre.fr/
    Reference: http://wordreference.com/fr/translation.asp?enfr=hobble
Carla Sherman
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Local time: 07:53
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 8
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