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2 months ago

bravo (a guest user) asked this question:

Language pair:

English > French

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

aft end

Context:

A fuse located at the aft end of the engine protects the accessory circuits.

 

 

The answer of exegete  See profile was rated best

arrière

My comment:

aft / aft end : arrière

My references:

1) definitions in English:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/aft#Noun

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aft

2) translations into French (mostly in expressions):

https://iate.europa.eu/search/standard/result/1555958189700/1

https://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?lang=eng&i=1&srchtxt=AFT&index=enw&codom2nd_wet=1#resultrecs

Links to translations at the end of this page:
https://www.wordreference.com/enfr/aft :

"'aft' également trouvé dans ces entrées :
Dans la description anglaise :
after
Français :
arrière - à l'arrière

Dans les listes : Nautical terms, Suite...

Synonymes : abaft, rearward, behind, back, at the rear, Suite..."

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N.B. At least for the sake of the automatic glossary once an answer has been approved, the Your Answer field should contain only the translation of the asked terms, not the entire sentence, which should be written in another field...

So my answer is the only correct one... ;-)

And the only justified one... :-)