à première vue: suggested translations

Consult this page to find suggested English equivalents for "à première vue."

at first, at first blush, at first glance, at first inspection, at first sight, at the outset, first off, from the start, immediately, initially, in the beginning, on the face of it, on the surface, prima facie, readily, right off the bat, to begin with, upon first hearing

  • la proposition semble raisonnable à première vue / the proposal seems quite reasonable at first
  • à première vue, la solution m’apparaît radicale / at first blush, the solution seems extreme
  • mesure qui semble intéressante à première vue / a measure that seems promising at first glance
  • à première vue, de nombreux fournisseurs de services semblent offrir des programmes similaires / at first inspection, many service providers appear to offer similar programs
  • à première vue, ces trois propositions semblent très positives / at first sight (first off), these three recommendations appear quite positive
  • à première vue, le projet semble être très judicieux / at the outset, the project appears very sound
  • à première vue, il doit y avoir des balises très précises / from the start (right off the bat), there should be very specific criteria
  • les avantages de cette ressource paraissent évidents à première vue / the benefits of this resource are immediately (readily) obvious
  • actions qui paraissent souvent négligeables à première vue / actions that may often initially appear insignificant
  • l’idée semblait favorable à première vue / the idea sounded pretty good in the beginning (to begin with)
  • à première vue, ce modèle est relativement plus attrayant / on the face of it, this model is somewhat more attractive
  • cela a l’air bien à première vue / it looks good on the surface
  • à première vue, cela ressemble à un cas de pratique commerciale déloyale / that would seem to be a prima facie case of an unfair trade practice
  • la question est plus compliquée qu’il n’y semble à première vue / the question is more complicated than one might think upon first hearing

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