towards

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 /təˈwɔːdz/

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Principal Translations/Principales traductions
towards, toward prep (with regard to)envers adv
 à l'égard de loc adv
towards, toward prep (aimed at obtaining)dans le but d'obtenir loc adv
 servir à vi
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WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Principales traductions
toward, towards prep (in the direction of)vers prép
 en direction de, dans la direction de loc prép
 Walk toward the Capitol and turn left on 8th Street.
 Marche vers le Capitole et tournez à gauche sur la 8e rue.
toward, towards prep (facing)en face de loc prép
 du côté de loc prép
 She was standing with her back towards me.
toward, towards prep (facing)du côté de loc adv
 en face de loc adv
toward, towards prep (in the direction of)vers prép
 en direction de, dans la direction de loc prép
 Drive towards Chicago and take exit 73.
toward, towards prep figurative (with regard to)envers adv
 à l'égard de loc adv
 My boss's attitude toward women is a little troubling.
 L'attitude de mon patron envers les femmes est un peu perturbant.
toward, towards prep figurative (for, contributing to)dans le but d'obtenir loc adv
 servir à vi
 en vue de (faire) qch
 I've put a bit of money away toward my summer holiday.
 J'ai mis un peu d'argent de côté en vue de mes vacances d'été.
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WordReference English-French Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Formes composées
towards | toward |
act towards vtr (behave with regard to: [sb])se comporter avec vpron+prép
 He acted very cold towards me earlier.
 Depuis quelques temps, il se comporte de façon étrange avec elle.
 se comporter vis-à-vis de vpron+prép
 Comment s'est-il comporté vis-à-vis de la famille ?
disrespectful towards [sb] adj + prep (rude)être irrespectueux envers v
 He was disrespectful towards his mother when he yelled at her.
 Il a été irrespectueux envers sa mère quand il lui a crié dessus.
gravitate towards vtr phrasal insep figurative (be drawn to) figurégraviter autour de vi + prép
incline towards vtr phrasal sep (give [sb] a tendency to)pousser à, inciter à, rendre enclin à vtr + prép
lean towards se pencher sur, vers v
move towards [sth] or [sb], move toward [sth] or [sb] v (approach or get closer to [sth] or [sb])se diriger vers v pron
 s'approcher de v pron
sail towards v (nautical) nautiquecingler vi
tend towards, tend toward vtr phrasal insep (be disposed or inclined to)tendre vers, tendre à vtr
towards the end adv (in the final part)vers la fin, à la fin loc adv
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