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Translation of "tense" - English-French dictionary

tense

adjective /tens/
strained; nervous crispé, tendu The crowd was tense with excitement a tense situation. tight; tightly stretched tendu Feel how tense my muscles are. tensely adverb d’une manière tendue tenseness noun tension tension /-ʃən/ noun the state of being stretched, or the degree to which something is stretched tension the tension of the rope. mental strain; anxiety tension (nerveuse) She is suffering from nervous tension the tensions of modern life.
(Definition of tense from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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