13:11 Dec 1, 2016
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French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Wine / Oenology / Viticulture
French term or phrase: Rafale
La France, 1er pays exportateur de vins au monde en valeur
Valeur des échanges commerciaux de vins dans le monde :
26Mrd d’euros (OIV)
Les Vins & Spiritueux apportent à la France l’équivalent de 126 Rafales par an

This must clearly mean something very specific but I can't seem to find it.

Thank you very much for your help.
Lucy Hill
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:48

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5 +4Rafale
Nesrine Echroudi
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Wendy Streitparth

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40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4

Rafale is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation.
The military industry is a part of the french economy so it's normal to use it to compare the incomes of each economic sector ;)

Nesrine Echroudi
Local time: 12:48
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anne Bohy
16 mins
  -> merci :)

agree  B D Finch
1 hr
  -> merci :)

agree  Daryo: it does sound weird if you don't know it!
1 day 6 hrs
  -> hhhhhh

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne
2 days 47 mins
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Reference comments

13 mins peer agreement (net): +3

Reference information:
The prices of Dassault Rafales:

Le coût hors développement d'un B est de 71,2 millions d'euros, d'un C de 66,2 millions d'euros, d'un M de 76,1 millions d'euros.


Wendy Streitparth
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agree  Guillaume Brownlie Pacteau
14 mins
  -> Merci, Guillaume!
agree  mchd
2 hrs
  -> Many thanks, mchd
agree  writeaway: wonder what people have against a couple of minutes (or less) of research?
7 hrs
  -> Merci buckets, writeaway
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