Translation of "column" - English-French dictionary


noun countablecolumn /ˈkɒləm/
a stone post supporting a building
colonne feminine

decorated columns
des colonnes décorées
a vertical section of a page in a newspaper, dictionary, etc.
colonne feminine

at the top of the second column
en haut de la deuxième colonne
writing by a journalist on a particular subject, which appears regularly in a publication
rubrique feminine

the sports column in the newspaper
la rubrique des sports dans le journal

in her opinion column
dans sa tribune libre
a long line of people or things
colonne feminine

a column of numbers on a page
une colonne de nombres sur une page

a column of blue smoke
une colonne de fumée bleue

a column of refugees moving southward
une colonne de réfugiés se dirigeant vers le sud

(Translation of “column” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈkoləm/

a stone or wooden pillar used to support or adorn a building

the carved columns in the temple.

something similar in shape

a column of smoke.

a vertical row (of numbers)

He added up the column (of figures) to find the answer.

a vertical section of a page of print

a newspaper column.

a section in a newspaper, often written regularly by a particular person

He writes a daily column about sport.

a long file of soldiers marching in short rows

a column of infantry.

a long line of vehicles etc, one behind the other.

columnist /ˈkoləmnist/ noun

a person who writes regular articles for a newspaper.


(Translation of “column” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)