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EtymologyEdit

From Latin volāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔ.le/
  • (file)
  • (file)

VerbEdit

volée

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of voler

NounEdit

volée f (plural volées)

  1. (of birds) flying, flight
    prendre la voléeto take flight
  2. (of birds) flock, group
  3. (of missiles) volley
    une volée d'obushowitzer volley
  4. (colloquial) thrashing, defeat
    donner une voléeto give a thrashing
  5. (of stairs) flight
    volée de marchesflight of stairs
  6. (sports) volley

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: boleia

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