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  • vague — 1. vague [ vag ] n. f. • 1150; a. scand. vâgr;cf. all. Woge 1 ♦ Inégalité de la surface d une étendue liquide (mer, en particulier), due aux diverses forces naturelles qui s exercent sur le fluide en mouvement (courants, vent, etc.); masse d eau… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vague — [[t]ve͟ɪg[/t]] vaguer, vaguest 1) ADJ GRADED If something written or spoken is vague, it does not explain or express things clearly. A lot of the talk was apparently vague and general... The description was pretty vague. ...vague information. Ant …   English dictionary

  • impression — [ ɛ̃presjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1259 « empreinte »; lat. impressio I ♦ 1 ♦ Vx Action d un corps sur un autre. ⇒ influence. 2 ♦ Vieilli Action, fait de laisser une marque, en parlant d une chose qui appuie sur une autre. ⇒ empreinte, trace. « il verrait l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vague — [ veıg ] adjective ** 1. ) not clearly or fully explained: Some aspects of the law were somewhat vague and ill defined. Witnesses gave only a vague description of the driver. vague promises: The politicians made vague promises about independence …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • impression — (n.) late 14c., mark produced by pressure, also image produced in the mind or emotions, from O.Fr. impression print, stamp; a pressing on the mind, from L. impressionem (nom. impressio) onset, attack, figuratively perception, lit. a pressing into …   Etymology dictionary

  • impression — [im presh′ən] n. [ME impressioun < OFr impression < L impressio] 1. the act of impressing 2. a result or effect of impressing; specif., a) a mark, imprint, etc. made by physical pressure b) an effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by… …   English World dictionary

  • vague */*/ — UK [veɪɡ] / US adjective Word forms vague : adjective vague comparative vaguer superlative vaguest 1) a) not clearly or fully explained Some aspects of the law were somewhat vague and ill defined. Witnesses gave only a vague description of the… …   English dictionary

  • Vague belge d'ovnis — La vague belge d ovnis désigne une série de témoignages d observations d OVNIs qui ont eu lieu en Belgique de 1989 à 1991. Les témoignages, recueillis par le groupement ufologique amateur SOBEPS[1], décrivent des engins volant triangulaires ou d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • impression — noun 1 idea/feeling/opinion about sth ADJECTIVE ▪ distinct, firm (esp. BrE), strong ▪ main, overriding, overwhelming ▪ clear, vivid …   Collocations dictionary

  • vague — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ ‘Where did you leave it?’ Isobel looked vague. ▪ become, get ▪ She seems to be getting rather vague as she grows older …   Collocations dictionary

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