French-English translation for "pieuvre"

 

"pieuvre" English translation

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pieuvre {noun}

pieuvre {f} [zool.] (also: poulpe)

octopus {noun} [zool.]

C'est une pieuvre déchaînée qui lance ses tentacules meurtriers dans toutes les directions.

It is a frantic octopus sending its deadly tentacles in all directions.

La pieuvre était horrible.

The octopus was scary.

Le système judiciaire et la police, infectés par le cancer de la corruption, constituent les principaux tentacules de la "pieuvre" de la mafia.

The main tentacles of the mafia 'octopus' are the justice system and police, which are blighted by the cancer of corruption.

Un exemple par excellence de ceci est la montée sans entrave de Delta Holding en Serbie, avec son directeur influent Miroslav Mišković qui joue le rôle de "pieuvre" à sa tête.

The prime example of this is the unimpeded rise of Delta Holding in Serbia, with its influential director Miroslav Mišković as the 'octopus' at its head.

pieuvre {f} [zool.] (also: seiche, poulpe, encornet, calamar)

squid {noun} [zool.]

pieuvre {f} [zool.]

polyp {noun} [zool.]
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Context sentences for "pieuvre" in English

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Il est temps d'agir ensemble contre la pieuvre terroriste.

It is time to act together against the terrorist hydra.

La pieuvre a mis le turbo.

Squiddy's sweeping in quick.

Face à cette pieuvre, notre sécurité commune ne peut être assurée de façon optimale que si nous luttons ensemble, de façon réfléchie et résolue.

In the face of this menace, our common security will be best assured only if we fight together, in a well-considered, resolute manner.

Nous avons défini une stratégie mobilisatrice qu'affûte chaque jour le Comité créé en vertu de la résolution 1373 (2001) pour cerner et mieux combattre cette pieuvre.

We have defined a mobilizing strategy that is daily being honed by the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) to confine this monster and fight more effectively against it.
 

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