Übersetzung von “indirect” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectiveindirect /ˌɪndəˈrɛkt, -daɪ-/
not using the quickest method or way
indirect/-ecte , détourné/-ée

an indirect route
un itinéraire indirect

They paid him the money by indirect means.
Ils lui ont payé l'argent par des moyens détournés.
implied or hidden, but not obvious

indirect criticism
une critique voilée

indirect costs/taxes
des coûts/impôts indirects


adverbindirectly /ˌɪndəˈrɛktliˌɪndaɪ-/
indirectement , de manière indirecte

He made reference to the problem indirectly.
Il fit référence au problème de manière indirecte.

the type of policy which leads indirectly to discrimination
le type de politique qui mène indirectement à la discrimination

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


adjective /indiˈrekt/

not leading straight to the destination; not direct

We arrived late because we took rather an indirect route.

not straightforward

I asked her several questions but she kept giving me indirect answers.

not intended; not directly aimed at

The food shortage is an indirect result of the war.
indirectness noun

caractère indirect
indirect object

the word in a sentence which stands for the person or thing to or for whom something is given, done etc

complément indirect
In ‘Give me the book’, ‘Tell the children a story’, ‘Boil John an egg’, me, the children and John are indirect objects.
indirect speech

a person’s words as they are reported rather than in the form in which they were said

discours indirect
He said that he would come is the form in indirect speech of He said ‘I will come’.

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