Übersetzung von “main” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivemain /meɪn/ (always before n)
most important or most used

the main highway into the city
la route principale dans la ville

his main source of income
sa principale source de revenus

the main reason for doing sth
sa raison principale de faire qqch
the main thing
indicates what is important
le principal

The main thing is that we can prevent it from happening again.
Le principal est que nous puissions empêcher cela d'arriver à nouveau.


noun countablemain [ meɪn, maɪn ]
a large pipe for water or gas
canalisation feminine

a burst water main
une canalisation d'eau éclatée

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


adjective /mein/

chief, principal or most important

the main purpose
the main character in the story.
mainly adverb

more (of) the thing mentioned than anything else; mostly or largely

This skirt is mainly dark grey.
mainland noun

a large piece of land as compared with neighbouring islands

Britain is not part of the mainland of Europe
mainland Greece.
mainspring noun

the chief spring, especially the spring that causes the wheels to move in a watch or clock.

ressort principal
mainstream noun

the chief direction or trend of a system of theories, developments etc

courant dominant
The song catapulted her into the mainstream.

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