Translation of "brink" to French

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Dictionary translations for "brink"

brink [brɪŋk] noun Listen
pl. brinks
le bord m (cliff) Listen
We stood on the brink of a cliff.
Nous étions au bord du précipice.

Contexts with "brink"

We stood on the brink of a cliff. Nous étions au bord du précipice.
The Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. La crise des missiles de Cuba a placé le monde au bord de la guerre nucléaire.
In 1939, as in 1914, the world was on the brink of war. En 1939, comme en 1914, le monde était au bord de la guerre.
Due to total russification in Belarus, the Belarusian language is at the brink of extinction. En raison de la russification totale en Biélorussie, la langue biélorusse est au bord de l'extinction.
The man was on the brink of death. L'homme était à l'agonie
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