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breast
British English: /brɛst/
American English: /brɛst/

Translation of breast in French:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) (woman's) a baby at the ou her breast
    un enfant au sein
    large breasts
    une grosse poitrine
    small breasts
    une poitrine plate

transitive verb

also: -breasted dans composés

  • 1 (woman) small-/large-breasted
    avec une poitrine plate/une forte poitrine

Idioms

to beat one's breast

faire son mea-culpa

to make a clean breast of something

soulager sa conscience en avouant quelque chose

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