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course

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
plat
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
terrain
a racecourse a golf-course.
the path or direction in which something moves
cours
the course of the Nile.
the progress or development of events
cours
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 during
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.
(Definition of course from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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