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British English: /bɛl/
American English: /bɛl/

Translation of bell in French:


  • 2 (buzzer) to ring the bell
    appuyer sur la sonnette
    I can hear the bell
    j'entends sonner
  • 4 (British English) [informal] (phone call)to give somebody a bell
    passer un coup (m) de fil à quelqu'un
  • 6 (Nautical)
    coup (m) de cloche
    eight bells
    huits coups piqués
    to ring eight bells
    piquer huit coups
  • 7 (of stag, hound)
    bramement (m)

transitive verb

  • attacher une clochette à (goat, sheep)


that name/number rings a bell

ce nom/numéro me dit quelque chose

with bell, book and candle

to be as sound as a bell

être en parfaite santé

to be saved by the bell

être sauvé par le gong

to bell the cat

se lancer dans une mission dangereuse
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