See also: ciblé

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested from 1671, originally as sible. Originally Swiss French, borrowed from Alemannic German Schiibe or rather the diminutive Schiibli; compare German Scheibe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sibl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

cible f (plural cibles)

  1. (literally) target
    Synonym: mouche
    tirer à la cible.to shoot the target
  2. (figuratively) aim, goal
    Synonyms: but, objectif
    Notre cible de l'année sera le consommateur de 14-16 ans.Our aim for the year will be the 14-16 year old consumer.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

cible

  1. inflection of cibler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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