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Traductions de against dans le dictionnaire anglais»français

against [Brit əˈɡɛnst, əˈɡeɪnst, Am əˈɡɛnst] PRÉP Against is translated by contre when it means physically touching or in opposition to: against the wall = contre le mur; he's against independence = il est contre l'indépendance; the fight against inflation = la lutte contre l'inflation.
If you have any doubts about how to translate a fixed phrase or expression beginning with against ( against the tide, against the clock, against the grain, against all odds etc.) you should consult the appropriate noun entry ( tide, , clock, grain, odds etc.).
against often appears in English with certain verbs ( turn against, compete against, discriminate against, stand out against etc.). For translations you should consult the appropriate verb entry ( turn against, compete, discriminate, stand etc.).
against often appears in English after certain nouns and adjectives ( protection against, a match against, a law against, effective against etc.). For translations consult the appropriate noun or adjective entry ( protection, match, law, effective etc.). For particular usages see below.

Voir aussi : up, turn against, tide, stand, protection, odds, match, law, grain, effective, discriminate, compete, clock, as

I.up [ʌp] ADJ Up appears frequently in English as the second element of phrasal verbs ( get up, pick up etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate verb entry ( get, pick etc.).

1. up (out of bed):

2. up (higher in amount, level):

3. up (wrong) inf:

1. up (high):

1. up (at, to higher level):

2. up (in direction):

2. up (as many as):

4. up (good enough for):

XIV.up <part prés upping; prét, part passé upped> [ʌp] VERBE trans (increase)

XV.up <part prés upping; prét, part passé upped> [ʌp] VERBE intr inf

I.turn against VERBE [Brit təːn -, Am tərn -] (turn against [sb/sth])

2. tide fig:

II.stand <prét, part passé stood> [Brit stand, Am stænd] VERBE trans

2. stand (bear):

III.stand <prét, part passé stood> [Brit stand, Am stænd] VERBE intr

2. stand (be upright):

5. stand (be):

protection [Brit prəˈtɛkʃ(ə)n, Am prəˈtɛkʃ(ə)n] SUBST

1. protection (safeguard):

1. odds (in betting):

2. odds (chance, likelihood):

1. match (correspond to, harmonize with):

2. match (compete with or equal):

1. law U (body of rules):