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French translation: usurier

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English term or phrase:Shylock
French translation:usurier
Entered by: Ana.uk
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02:49 Dec 28, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: loan shark
In the context they use Shylocks. "usurier" is the translation but sounds a bit old fashioned. Any other ideas? Thanks
Ana.uk
Local time: 02:18
usurier/créancier impitoyable
Explanation:
Even though 'usurier' might sound a bit outdated, it's also the translation given at www.granddictionnaire.com, an excellent online E<->F dictionary.


HTH and happy holidays.
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 03:18
Grading comment
Thanx very much, to both of you, and thanks for the dictionary address.

Hqppy holidays!
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naUsurierChristian Verlynde
nausurier/créancier impitoyable
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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usurier/créancier impitoyable


Explanation:
Even though 'usurier' might sound a bit outdated, it's also the translation given at www.granddictionnaire.com, an excellent online E<->F dictionary.


HTH and happy holidays.


Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 03:18
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 395
Grading comment
Thanx very much, to both of you, and thanks for the dictionary address.

Hqppy holidays!

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Yolanda Broad
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1 hr
Usurier


Explanation:
USurier is still up to date.


    Larousse, chambers dictionnaries
Christian Verlynde
Local time: 03:18

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