déminer la contestation

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by fredp21, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. fredp21 New Member

    english
    Hi, anyone got any ideas on this?

    the whole sentence is: la majorité essaie de déminer la contestation en amont du projet de loi

    I see this as a set phrase quite often, déminer la contestation de...

    Cheers
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 11, 2019 at 11:37 PM
  2. Yendred Senior Member

    Paris
    Français - France
    to defuse the protest movement?
     
  3. Esperluète

    Esperluète Senior Member

    England & France
    French - France
    = the majority is trying to defuse (the) opposition to the bill / defuse protests against the bill.
     
  4. Cigaloune Senior Member

    French
    Déminer ici signifie enrayer la contestation avant même qu'elle commence à apparaître. Il s'agit à mon avis d'une démarche préventive, d'anticipation
     
  5. Esperluète

    Esperluète Senior Member

    England & France
    French - France
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2019 at 9:52 PM
  6. Cigaloune Senior Member

    French
    Désolée, merci pour le lien.
     

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