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18:25 Sep 2, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: survivor
This person is a survivor
Carol Cadwell
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Summary of answers provided
na +1survivant(e), ferrailleur, combattantxxxfec139
na +1survivant / rescapé
Fernando Muela
nabattant, battanteConnie Leipholz
naDur à cuireAna and Michel


  

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13 mins peer agreement (net): +1
survivant(e), ferrailleur, combattant


Explanation:
the verb "to survive" is survivre and a person who survives is a survivant(e);
however if you want to imply that this person is a survivor in the way that he is a fighter, then you would use "ferrailleur" (relates to the word for iron .. like a person with an iron will, or "combattant" meaning fighter.

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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kateabc
31 mins
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
survivant / rescapé


Explanation:
Survivant = 1- Qui survit à qqn, à d'autres 2- Qui survit à l'époque, à la société à laquelle il appartenait 3- Qui a echappé à la mort là où d'autres sont morts.
Rescapé = 1- adj. Qui est réchappé d'un accident. 2- nom. Personne qui a echappé à un accident, un sinistre.



    Dictionnaire Petit Robert
Fernando Muela
Spain
Local time: 11:35
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 98

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agree  Valerie SALIOU
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9 hrs
Dur à cuire


Explanation:
Si le sens recherché est celui d'une persone qui a vécu une expérience et y a survécu, alors "survivant" est correct. Si l'approche du texte porte plutôt sur un personnage haut en couleur, qui a vécu une longue expérience de coups durs alors il s'agit plutôt d'un "dur à cuire".

Ana and Michel
Spain
Local time: 11:35
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 81
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11 hrs
battant, battante


Explanation:
Bonjour !

C'est un battant ; c'est une battante.




survivor
survivant (survivante)
he is the sole survivor of his family
il est le seul qui reste de sa famille
the survivors of the disaster
les rescapés mpl
earthquake/flood survivor
rescapé (rescapée) d'un tremblement de terre/d'une inondation
she's
a survivor (in politics, business etc) c'est une battante;
Pejorative c'est une miraculée

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Connie Leipholz
Canada
Local time: 05:35
PRO pts in pair: 644
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