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grippe

also grip  (grĭp)
n.

[French, from Old French, claw, quarrel, from gripper, to seize, grasp, from Frankish *grīpan.]

grip′py adj.

grippe

(ɡrɪp) or

grip

n
(Pathology) a former name for influenza
[C18: from French grippe, from gripper to seize, of Germanic origin; see grip1]

grippe

(grɪp)

n.
Older Use. influenza.
[1770–80; < French gripper to seize < Germanic; akin to grip, gripe]
grip′py, adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral diseasegrippe - an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
Asian influenza, Asiatic flu - influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957
swine flu, swine influenza - an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
Translations

grippe

n (dated US) → Grippe f
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The IAF evaluated F-16, F-18 (US), Euro fighter (Germany, UK, Spain and Italy), Mig-35 (Russia) and Grippen (Sweden) and, in their assessment, Rafael came on top for strike, escort, defensive counter air, air policing and reconnaissance tasking.
The comparison between the French Rafale and the Russian Sukhois (Su-30MKI) as well as the Euro fighter Typhoon, the American F22s and the Swedish Grippen has been discussed threadbare before as well the dissection of the commercial terms of the deal.
THE DEVELOPMENT programme for home grown Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, which is around a year away from induction into the Indian Air Frorce, is cheaper than its nearest rival Sweden's JAS 39 NG Grippen fighter jet, the defence ministry has claimed.
written 'written', slitten 'slit, torn', smitten, 'daubed, smeared' rioppa 'sheaf', grippen 'to gripe, grasp, seize', sacca 'sack', brecca 'violator', sprecca 'speaker', cumma 'guest, stranger', as well as in inflected forms of writ, cot, lcet, fcet, met, scip, sum, and Ocecele, to name but a few.
For Boeing to make the offer a reality, Brazil would first have to be willing to buy Boeing's F-18 Super Hornets in a bidding process in which it is competing with French company Dassault's Rafale and Swedish firm Saab's Grippen (NotiSur, March 25, 2011, and May 25, 2012).