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British English: /braʊn/
American English: /braʊn/

Translation of brown in French:


  • 1 (colour) (of object)
    (of hair, skin, eyes) brun (m)
    I don't like brown
    je n'aime pas le marron
    in brown
    en marron
    to be a deep brown
    être d'un marron foncé
  • 2 (Sport) (in snooker)
    bille (f) marron


  • 1 (in colour)
    (suit, shoes, leaves, paint, sofa, car, eyes)
    marron inv
    to go ou turn brown
    (leaf, paint)
    devenir marron
    to paint/dye something brown
    peindre/teindre quelque chose en marron
    to turn the water brown
    rendre l'eau marron
    dark ou deep brown
    marron foncé inv
    light ou pale brown
    marron clair inv
  • 2 (tanned)
    (person, skin)
    bronzé, bruni
    to be very brown
    être très bronzé
    to go brown to go brown easily
    bronzer facilement
  • 3 (as racial feature)
    (skin, face, person, race)

transitive verb

  • 1 (Culinary) (in cooking)
    faire roussir (sauce, gravy)
    faire dorer (meat, onion, potato)
    to brown something under the grill
    faire dorer quelque chose au gril
  • 2 (tan)
    brunir (skin, face, body)
    browned by the sun
    bruni or bronzé par le soleil

intransitive verb

  • (meat, potatoes)
    leave to brown in the oven
    faire dorer au four

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