cap

 /kap/

Inflections of 'CAP' (n): pl: CAP
Sigle (prononciation lettre par lettre)
Inflections of 'cap' (n): mpl: caps

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Principal Translations/Principales traductions
cap nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". (géographie : pointe de terre)cape, headland nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 On croise des dauphins au cap Saint-Vincent.
 You can see dolphins off Cape St. Vincent.
cap nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". (direction)course nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  direction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le bateau a mis le cap sur les Antilles.
 The ship set course for the Antilles.
cap nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". figuré (étape)stage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Il a grandi cet été, il a passé le cap de l'adolescence.
 He's grown up this summer; he's past the adolescent stage.
cap nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". littéraire (tête)head nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  top nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Il s'est équipé de pied en cap.
 He was kitted out from head to toe.
 He was kitted out from top to toe.
CAP
C.A.P.
nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon".
(diplôme professionnel)  (UK, equivalent, abbreviation)NVQ nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (UK, equivalent, dated)City & Guilds nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  vocational qualification, professional qualification nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Note: certificat aptitude professionnelle
 Elle a obtenu son CAP Petite Enfance.
 She got her NVQ in Childcare.
 She got her City & Guilds in Childcare.
Le Cap nm proprenom propre masculin: fait référence à un lieu, une personne,... et s'accorde au masculin. Ex : "Paris, Canada, Louis XVI" (ville d'Afrique du sud)Cape Town nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Il est en vacances au Cap.
 He's on holiday in Cape Town.
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Compound Forms/Formes composées
cap | CAP | Cap
cap à passer nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". hurdle/obstacle to be overcome nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
CAP
C.A.P.
nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon".
  (Education)vocational ("CAP") qualification as a pastry chef/pâtissier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Note: voir CAP
 He has a vocational qualification as a patissier.
Cap ou pas cap ? interjinterjection: exclamation. Ex : "Oh non ! Ça alors !"Are you up for it or not? Are you game or not? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
CAP
C.A.P.
nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon".
  (Education)vocational ("CAP") qualification in childcare nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
Note: voir CAP
cap sur heading for, going towards
changement de cap nmnom masculin: s'utilise avec les articles "le", "l'" (devant une voyelle ou un h muet), "un". Ex : garçon - nm > On dira "le garçon" ou "un garçon". change of direction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
changer de cap exprchange direction vtr + n
de pied en cap exprfrom head to toe exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
doubler un cap expr  (sailing)round a cape exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
franchir un cap pass the hurdle v
garder le cap exprstay on course, hold one's course v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
le cap the Cape
maintenir le cap
garder le cap
expr
stay on course v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Même pas cap ! familier, enfantin  (informal)Dare you!
passer le cap de la cinquantaine loc vlocution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à" (accepter d'avoir 50 ans)turn fifty v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  reach the milestone of your fiftieth birthday v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Mon père passa le cap de la cinquantaine l'an dernier.
passer un cap exprpass a milestone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  get over, come through vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
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