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bay
British English: /beɪ/
American English: /beɪ/

Translation of bay in French:

noun

  • 1 (Geography)
    baie (f)
    the Bay of Biscay/of Bengal
    le golfe de Gascogne/du Bengale
    the Bay of Pigs
    la Baie des Cochons
  • 2 (Hunting)to be at bay
    être aux abois
    to bring to bay to hold ou keep at bay
    [figurative]
    tenir [quelqu'un] à distance (attacker, opponent)
    stopper (famine)
    enrayer (unemployment, inflation etc)

adjective

intransitive verb

  • (dog)
    aboyer (at contre, après)
    to bay at the moon
    hurler à la lune or à la mort
    to bay for somebody's blood [figurative]
    réclamer la tête de quelqu'un
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