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British English: /ˈbʌtə/
American English: /ˈbədər/

Translation of butter in French:


transitive verb

  • beurrer (bread)
    mettre du beurre dans (vegetables)


it's her bread and butter

c'est son gagne-pain

(she looks as if) butter wouldn't melt in her mouth

on lui donnerait le bon Dieu sans confession

to go through something like a knife through butter

rentrer dans quelque chose comme dans du beurre

Phrasal verbs

butter up

butter [somebody] up, butter up [somebody]
passer de la pommade à [informal]
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