porte de façade

English translation: outer door

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French term or phrase:porte de façade
English translation:outer door
Entered by: Parrot

10:06 Aug 9, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: porte de façade
Outer door or entrance door?
Sarah Downing
Local time: 15:19
outer door
Explanation:
of a building. A main entrance to a block of flats, for example.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 21:19
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Summary of answers provided
na +2main entrance
Sean Lyle
na +1front door, entrance door
Guy Bray
naouter door
Parrot


  

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26 mins peer agreement (net): +1
front door, entrance door


Explanation:
"facade" is usually the front

Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 12:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 819

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fuad Yahya: Front door, as opposed to a side door or a back door.
34 mins
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49 mins
outer door


Explanation:
of a building. A main entrance to a block of flats, for example.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +2
main entrance


Explanation:
If we are still with the by-now famous kiosk, this must be the door customers are going to use, (yes in the front wall!) and so I think "main entrance" is more suitable, as opposed to the staff entrance round the back!


Sean Lyle
Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 34

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexandra Hague
13 mins

agree  Dawn Cuccinello-Cruz (X)
2 hrs
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