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British English: /əˈmaʊnt/
American English: /əˈmaʊnt/

Translation of amount in French:


  • 1 (gen) (quantity)
    (of goods, food) quantité (f)
    (of people, objects) nombre (m)
    a considerable amount of a fair amount of
    pas mal de [informal]
    an enormous ou huge amount of
    énormément de
    a certain amount of imagination
    une certaine imagination
    I'm entitled to a certain amount of respect
    j'ai droit à un certain respect
    no amount of money could compensate this loss
    aucune somme d'argent ne pourrait compenser cette perte
    no amount of persuasion will make him change his mind
    on aura beau essayer de le persuader, rien ne le fera changer d'avis
    it's doubtful whether any amount of foreign aid can save them
    il est peu probable que l'aide internationale, aussi importante soit-elle, puisse les sauver
    they've got any amount of money
    ils ont énormément d'argent
  • 2
    (sum of money) somme (f)
    (total: of bill, expenses, damages etc) montant (m)
    for an undisclosed amount
    pour une somme non dévoilée
    to charge somebody for the full amount
    faire payer à quelqu'un le montant total
    what is the outstanding amount?
    combien reste-t-il à payer?
    debts to the amount of £10,000
    des dettes qui s'élèvent à 10 000 livres sterling
    amount paid (on account) (Business)
    acompte versé
    amount of turnover (Business) amount carried forward
    report (m) à nouveau

Phrasal verbs

amount to

amount to [something] 1.1 (gen) (Finance) (add up to)
s'élever à
1.2 (be worth, equivalent to)
équivaloir à, revenir à (confession, betrayal, defeat, triumph etc)
it amounts to the same thing
cela revient au même
it amounts to blackmail!
ce n'est rien d'autre que du chantage!
not to amount to much
(accusation, report)
ne pas valoir grand-chose [informal]
he'll never amount to much
il n'arrivera jamais à rien
the rain didn't amount to much
il n'a pas beaucoup plu
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