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quitte à: suggested translations

quitte à
: suggested translations

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

and maybe, and maybe even, and then, at the risk of, even, even at the risk of, even if it entails, even if it means, even if that means, even if this means, even though, even though it may mean, even though it means, thereby, though, though it may mean, thus

  • procéder à un examen, quitte à aller voir sur place / conduct a review and maybe (even) an on-site visit
  • voir ce que l’avenir réserve, quitte à reprendre la question en cas de nécessité / see what the future holds and then, if necessary, return to the matter
  • souligner l’importance de cette initiative, quitte à se répéter / stress the importance of this initiative, (even) at the risk of repeating oneself
  • revoir la politique, quitte à en élaborer une nouvelle / review the policy, even develop a new one
  • augmenter les sommes allouées à ces secteurs, quitte à diminuer d’autres dépenses / increase the amount allocated to these sectors, even if it entails reducing other expenditures
  • éviter ce genre de choses dans l’avenir, quitte à encourir des frais additionnels / avoid similar occurrences in the future, even if (even though) it means additional costs
  • nous voulons réduire les délais, quitte à faire certaines concessions en ce qui concerne les services / we want to reduce delays, even if that (this) means making some concessions in terms of services
  • attendre pour investir, quitte à ce que le rendement soit moins bon / wait to invest, (even) though the return may not be as good
  • finir le rapport, quitte à prolonger l’échéance / finish the report, (even) though it may mean extending the deadline
  • prendre les mesures pour trouver ces personnes, quitte à faire du porte-à-porte / take measures to locate these people, even though (even if) it means going door to door
  • changer d’idée à la dernière minute, quitte à créer des contretemps / change one’s mind at the last minute, thereby (thus) creating delays

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