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pla·fond

(plă-fond'),
A ceiling, especially the ceiling of the ankle joint, that is, the articular surface of the distal end of the tibia.
[Fr. ceiling]

plafond

(plə-fŏn′, plä-fôN′)
n.
Anatomy The articular surface of the distal end of the tibia.

pla·fond

(plă-fōnd')
A ceiling, especially the ceiling of the ankle joint, i.e., the articular surface of the distal end of the tibia.
[Fr. ceiling]
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Dans cet affrontement a rebondissements, le secretaire au Tresor, Jack Lew, est entre en scene en avertissant que les coffres de son departement se videront bientot si le congres ne reagit pas avant le 17 octobre, d'autant plus que les legislateurs devront voter le relevement du plafond de la dette.
Compose de ce cocktail de technocrates chevronnes, qui se sont exposes a des oppositions de tout bord, meme avant leur nomination, au moment oE la bourse des previsions des noms battait encore son plein, ces ministres auront grand-chose a presenter a un peuple, dont le plafond d'attentes a depasse les limites.
The last time a commerce minister -- Antonis Paschalides - attempted such a thing, the initiative degenerated into farce, with petrol stations closing down in protest and the plafond, as it was called, lifted after a few days.