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blanket
British English: /ˈblaŋkɪt/
American English: /ˈblæŋkət/

Translation of blanket in French:

noun

  • 3 (Nuclear Physics)
    couche (f) fertile

adjective before n

transitive verb

  • 1 (Nautical)
    déventer
  • 2 (cover) the fields were blanketed in fog
    les champs étaient couverts de brouillard

Idioms

to be a wet blanket

être un rabat-joie

to be born on the wrong side of the blanket

[dated] [euphemistic]
être un enfant illégitime

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