Die Übersetzung von "land" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /lӕnd/

the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea

We had been at sea a week before we saw land.

a country

foreign lands.

the ground or soil

He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.

an estate

terrain, terre(s)
He owns land/lands in Scotland.
landing noun

(an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground

débarquement; atterrissage
an emergency landing
(also adjective) a landing place.

a place for coming ashore

The boat passengers disembarked at the landing.

the level part of a staircase between flights of steps

Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
landing gear noun

the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands

train d’atterrissage
The accident was caused by the failure of the plane’s landing-gear.
landing stage noun

a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.

landlocked adjective

enclosed by land

entouré de terre
Paraguay is a landlocked country
That area is completely landlocked.
landlord noun (feminine landlady, plural landladies)

a person who has tenants or lodgers

My landlady has just put up my rent.

a person who keeps a public house

The landlord of ‘The Swan’ is Mr Roberts.
landmark noun

an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others

(point de) repère
The church tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.

an event of great importance.

date mémorable

a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.

mine (terrestre)
landowner noun

a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.

propriétaire terrien/foncier
landslide noun

a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill

glissement de terrain
Some houses were buried in the landslide.
landslide (victory) noun

a clear victory in an election

victoire écrasante
landslide defeat noun

a clear defeat in an election

défaite écrasante
The National Party suffered a landslide defeat in the general election.
land up

to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one’s own fault

finir par se retrouver à/en
He landed up in prison after stealing from his boss.
land with

to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task)

charger qqn d’une tâche désagréable
She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies

to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

tâter le terrain

(Die Übersetzung von "land" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)