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 Translation for 'victuals' from English to French
NOUN   a victual | victuals
VERB   to victual | victualled / victualed | victualled / victualed [Br.+Am. / Am. only]
victualling / victualing | victuals
SYNO aliment | alimentation | comestible | ...
alim.
denrées {f.pl}
victuals
alim.
denrées {f.pl} alimentaires
victuals
victuailles {f.pl}victuals [Am.]
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Translation for 'victuals' from English to French

victuals
denrées {f.pl}alim.

denrées {f.pl} alimentairesalim.
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victuals [Am.]
victuailles {f.pl}
Usage Examples English
  • Supermarkets and a farmer market also offer victuals to the local residents.
  • Halfway on the course is a refreshment hut known for its sausages and other victuals.
  • The Turrbal exploited a large range of local species of animals and insects as part of their daily cuisine. These may be divided into sea- and riverine food, mainland victuals, and vegetables.
  • The term is a concatenation of "esca" (from Latin meaning "victuals" or "things to be eaten") and "graph" (after the Greek meaning: "mark" or the infinitive verb "to write").
  • Edwards designs inhalable medicines, vaccines and victuals.

  • Equipment, victuals, munitions and 1,300 horses had to be brought over, as well as arms, munitions and money for the Greek provisional government of Ioannis Kapodistrias.
  • In the medieval Georgian Orthodox Church, the term "agapi" referred to a commemorative meal or distribution of victuals, offered to clergymen, the poor, or passers-by, accompanying the funeral service on the anniversary of the deceased.
  • His assemblies of victuals, both vegetable and animal, were very popular there.
  • Her supply capacity was for 60 days victuals and 80 days water.
  • The same year a local entrepreneur applied successfully to the Commissioner of Police for a grant to build an inn to provide accommodation and victuals for the visiting magistrate and police witnesses, and the Swan Inn was established close to the courthouse.

  • Some sources state that the position of Biatach included responsibility for providing victuals to the chief's soldiers.
  • In his words, useful to "warm rooms, boil water, cook victuals..."
  • The Company provides support, victuals and infrastructure to sustain fishing and associated activities from fishing stations in St Brandon and through offices in Port Louis.
  • In the late-18th and early-19th centuries, during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Deptford's main task was to maintain a steady provision of victuals (either by manufacture or purchase) with which to supply the smaller yards on the south coast and overseas where the fleet was principally based.
  • Henry Chesewell (died 1433), of Totnes, Devon, was an English politician. Outside of politics, he is believed to have been a shopkeeper dealing in victuals.

  • He moves on to carry out some undercover reconnaissance using his social position and then proceeds to financially support the independence from Spain, affording Simon Bolivar's militia with lodging and victuals in addition to providing Bolívar's revolutionary armies with hefty stipends and numerous choice saddled horses on several occasions, until the liberation was completed.
  • A designated man called Agubalana Nilame, the Royal Tester, tested the prepared Royal Victuals supplied to the King for consumption.
  • By August 1942, shops in Vichy gave Vichy pastilles to customers, while other victuals were rationed.
  • The ship stops at Auckland Island (though the film was shot in Hawaii) to take victuals from the rescue station.
  • In theory, food had to be paid for; the soldiers were to either compensate their hosts or buy their victuals in special depots set up by the military.

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