traduction

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trāductiō, trāductiōnis (transfering, translation, literally leading across), from trādūcō (I lead across), from trāns (across) + dūcō (I lead). Synchronically, traduce +‎ -ion.

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traduction (countable and uncountable, plural traductions)

  1. (uncountable) The act of converting text from one language to another. See translation, translate.
  2. (countable) The end result of traduction. See traduce.
  3. (countable) A malign or defamatory statement.
  4. (uncountable) An act of defaming, maligning or slandering.
  5. (uncountable) Act of passing on to one's future generations. See also pass on, transmit.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin trāductiō, trāductiōnis (transfering, translation, literally leading across), from trādūcō (I lead across), from trāns (across) + dūcō (I lead).

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Noun[edit]

traduction f (plural traductions)

  1. translation

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