À partir de

À partir de
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Essential French Expression

Meaningfrom, starting on
Literallyat leaving from
Pronunciation [ah pahr teer deu]
IPA  [a paʁ tiʁ də]

Usage notes: The prepositional phrase à partir de means "from" in the sense of "starting at this time."

Par exemple…

À partir de 18h, les boissons sont à moitié prix. From 6pm onwards, drinks are half price.
Je serai à Paris à partir du 15. I’ll be in Paris from the 15th (of the month).
Nous travaillerons ensemble à partir de demain. We’ll work together starting from tomorrow.
Il est disponible à partir de la semaine prochaine. He’s available starting next week.

À partir de can be used with temporal adverbs and expressions.

à partir de maintenant from now on, as of now
à partir de ce moment-là from then on, as of then
à partir du moment où … as soon as, starting the moment that …

With places, à partir de means "from" in the sense of "starting at this place."

À partir de Londres, nous serons dans des hôtels deux étoiles. From / Starting in London, we’ll be in two-star hotels.
Il y a accès par fauteuil roulant, à partir de l’aire commune. There is wheelchair access from the common area.

À partir de can also be used with nouns to indicate a more figurative starting point or source.

La production d’électricité à partir de sources renouvelables a beaucoup augmentée. The production of electricity from renewable resources has greatly increased.
À partir de ces ingrédients, on peut faire un bon repas. With these ingredients, we can make a good meal.

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