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

Translation of breast in French:


  • 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) See examples: small-/large-breasted
    avec une poitrine plate/une forte poitrine
  • 2 (coat) See examples: double-breasted single-breasted


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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