Übersetzung von “contain” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive contain /kənˈteɪn/
to have sth inside

a box containing wine
un coffret contenant du vin
to include sth

a letter containing references to the vice president
une lettre contenant des références au vice-président

the information contained in the article
l'information contenue dans l'article
to stop from spreading
contenir , maîtriser

to try to contain the rumors
essayer de contenir les rumeurs

The fire has been contained.
L'incendie a été maîtrisé.

(Übersetzung von “contain” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /kənˈtein/

to keep or have inside

This box contains a pair of shoes
How much milk does this jug contain?

to control

He could hardly contain his excitement.
container noun

something made to contain things

He brought his lunch in a plastic container.

a very large sealed metal box for carrying goods on a lorry, ship etc

The ship carried twenty containers
(also adjective) a container ship, a container lorry.

(Übersetzung von “contain” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)