Translation of "course" - English-French dictionary


noun /koːs/

a series (of lectures, medicines etc)

cours, série de
I’m taking a course (of lectures) in sociology
He’s having a course of treatment for his leg.

a division or part of a meal

Now we’ve had the soup, what’s (for) the next course?

the ground over which a race is run or a game (especially golf) is played

a golf-course.

the path or direction in which something moves

the course of the Nile.

the progress or development of events

Things will run their normal course despite the strike.

a way (of action)

ligne de conduite
What’s the best course of action in the circumstances?
in the course of


au cours de
In the course of our talk, he told me about the accident.
in due course

at the appropriate or normal time

à la longue; en temps voulu
In due course, this seed will grow into a tree.
of course

naturally or obviously

bien sûr
Of course, he didn’t tell me any secrets
Of course I can swim.
off/on course

(not) heading in the right direction

hors du cap fixé; sur le bon cap
to drift off course
We’re back on course.

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